"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
"Dare I say I miss him? I do. I miss him. I still see him in my dreams. They are nightmares mostly, but nightmares tinged with love.
I still cannot understand how he could abandon me so unceremoniously, without any sort of goodbye, without looking back even once. That pain is like an axe that chops at my heart."
the universe is waiting for you
to live a life that’s happy and free
let’s all go out and reach for the sun
happiness and love could be for everyone
if we just tried
a little harder"
"Treat her like you’re still trying to win her, and that’s how you’ll never lose her."
Fuck wondering if you’re lovable. Fuck asking someone else, “Am I there yet?” Fuck listening for the answer. Fuck waiting, alone, for a verdict that never comes. Don’t grow up to be one of those women with a perpetual question mark etched into her brow: Am I good? Am I lovable? Am I enough?
You are here. Sit down. Feel your potential in this moment. You have accepted too little for too long. That is changing today. Breathe in. Draw a picture of yourself. Tape it to the wall, with the words: YOU ARE HERE. You are here. Cherish yourself."
"- Just be with me.
- I am with you.
- I know it and I love to look at you and know you’re here and that we’ll sleep together and be happy."
august was finding
a certain kind of truth
hidden under the blanket
i can no longer see
the girl in the mirror
or the ghost who lives
i have lost all traces of
evidence that proves