You heal—one piece, one fragment, one crack at a time—because you can, because you deserve to.
1. Asks you on a real date and follows through. 2. Holds open your doors. 3. Pulls out your chair. 4. Takes your jacket. 5. Stands when you excuse yourself from the table. 6. Let’s you order first. 7.
“I exist in two places, here and where you are.” — Margaret Atwood
“They can be over 40 and still considered generally attractive.”
“For what felt like forever it’s just me and some stranger in a ski mask, looking at each other, in the desolate woods. In the middle of winter. At 3 AM.”
“Be willing to accept the pain and feel it. Denying it will only prolong getting to a point you can heal. Don’t rush it. There is no point because it will sneak up and ruin the future. Allow as much time as needed. And do not let anyone tell you how long it should take. Everyone feels things different. Take all the time you need.”
That sinking feeling you get in your stomach when you realize the last time you saw someone was actually the last time you would ever seen them at all.
Cancer: You’ll learn that some things really aren’t worth stressing over.
Aries: You’ll meet your soulmate when you’re doing something super active. You’ll be trying a new kickboxing class at your local gym, or rock climbing a mountain you’ve never been to.