When there is a lack of reciprocity in friendship, what is the purpose of friendship?
I began to define this type of friendship as surface level friendship. Both people know some information about each other and may confide about some situations they can relate to, but they only keep the friendship at a basic level. They know enough information to carry a conversation, but they really do not know a lot about you…in other words, they don’t really know you. … More Surface Level Friendships
Unless people take the time to know you, they will only believe their preconceived notions about you. … More No Rhyme Nor Reason
“Did you ever want to get out of something you knew was not for you but felt stuck? It’s like watching a series about your life, and this one episode you hate the most because the character is making the stupidest choices.”
“Vulnerability has it’s strengths, however you have to be aware of your weakness within your vulnerability.” … More I Got a Jones in My Bones
If people started asking others their story, this would dispel any assumptive impressions. … More You Had it Good…
How is this fair?
How can this country care for the regular American in this position to avoid situations like this?
Shouldn’t all or the majority local facilities have test sites to assist in this worldly pandemic? … More No Fair!
“Being exclusive” is the new “going steady”.
“I said I wanted to be exclusive with you because that’s what you wanted to hear.”
Are we overestimating this concept in modern world dating that we can’t see the forest for the trees? Are we using exclusivity as a safe net, a territorial device, or too scared to declare a commitment? Isn’t a serious commitment the main goal? … More Forgive My Exclusivity
“The real voyage in discovery consist, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” —Marcel Proust
I don’t understand why people just can’t smile willingly without someone else trying to will it off your face by making you feel miserable. What was going on in their lives where smiles are no longer necessary? As a recent graduate, this world as I know it was not at all what I expected it to be. School education did not prepare me for work education. … More Expectations
I have to approach my next relationship as a Nubian Queen.
It feels like the innocent, naive part of me has died.
Did this kind of pain have to happen to me so I could finally wake up? Some of life’s lessons are learned through some painful experiences. Maybe that’s where I take the lesson to go. … More Moving Forward Further…
So I’ve noticed I haven’t cooked a dish in weeks. I haven’t bake anything from scratch, but bought myself salads or ordered something. Normally, I have trouble sleeping and eating. Now, not only have I been avoiding cooking, but my folks want me to come home…and I’m not ready to meet the memories that were … More Slowly Moving Forward…
Nine Individuals Meet…
It’s Spring 1997: Cellular phones and pagers were at their primes. Yes, pay phones still existed….. … More Nine Individuals