What If We All Said Exactly What We Wanted To Say?

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What if we all said exactly what we wanted to say?

What if the object of embarrassment, or the fear of judgment, or the discomfort of putting yourself out there didn’t exist? Wouldn’t that make things so much easier?

I hate you. I love you. I want to fuck you. I’m not interested. 

What exactly is there to lose? This is a serious question. What do any of us really have to lose if we just cut to the chase?

I’m so done with reading between the lines and adding these subtle hints in my conversations. It’s exhausting, having to decipher every subtlety that a person gives off and I think we’d all be little less exasperated if we all just cut to the fucking chase.

If you’re not interested. Just say it. If you hate someone. Just say it.

“We should get together sometime.” Is this code for a date, are we just friends, is this a casual hang out? What does it mean???

We all know how much easier life would be if we took this method into consideration. If we just cut to the chase instead of playing these mind games. 

I know I’m right. I know how lovely life would be if I just said what I was thinking but I’m still not going to do it. I will not. I cannot. No one will ever know what I want or what I’m thinking because this is life and I like to make it as difficult as I possibly can for myself. We must go about life and let opportunities pass us by because we’re supposed to hope everybody can read our minds. Hope they can decipher our codes. Hope they can figure us out. That’s what life is all about.

But still, let’s pretend. Let’s put ourselves in those pretend situations and this time we said what we were supposed to say. How do things turn out this time? I’m not writing this in some lame attempt to change your life and I’m not writing this in some lame attempt to change my life. I just want you to think about it. 

Think of all the things you’d accomplish, the people you’d get to be with, the opportunities that would open up for you, the regrets you’d no longer have. No more will we have to kick ourselves for not saying what we should’ve said. What would happen to our lives we stopped letting our thoughts and true intentions pass through a filter?

Let’s be honest, though, we’re all just going continue playing mind games with one another.

Maybe one day we’ll actually get what we want. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

Funny girl, writer, & clueless.

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