Be sure that you fully understand your own worth. There’s a reason why the best negotiation tactic in the world is walking away from the table. In this case, it’s not so much about negotiating as it is about helping him realize that you’re with him only because you choose to be.
Challenges, shortcomings, mistakes, and flaws are life’s confetti. It makes everything colorful after it passes, lessons are learned, and change is accepted.
Time is a powerful mistress, but she is not a god. She does not heal all wounds. And that’s okay.
You spend hours in the gym working on your physical well-being, now it’s time to support your mental well-being too.
A quick reply is okay. I have a choice here. And my time is mine.
At the very least, I can love. That’s all I really have, after all. I can love with all my heart. When I depart from this place, at least I’ll know I tried.
In college, surrounded by six cups of coffee, consecutive late nights, deadly deadlines, group projects, midterms, finals, friends, fake friends, friends-who-you’re-not-really-friends-with-but-don’t-want-to-see-die friends, rejection, failure, success and happiness, it’s the best time to be unsure of yourself.
Live in the present. Seize the freaking day.
I feel guilt, shame, and lame as fuck that I sit here on the sidelines (for the most part), continuing to post pictures of pretty trees and people, while advocates for equality are out there fighting to shape our reality and collective future into something better, every day.
Death reminding us how fragile it is
Love reminding us how beautiful it can be
Time reminding us to not take it for granted