I don’t think I can’t get close to anyone else. What’s the point? We’re just going to be strangers in the end anyways. Like always.
― (via itsannaliousbabe)
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To be honest, she doesn’t think she’ll ever have feelings for anyone the way she did for you. Because now, she’s going to be to scared to open up, to tell her secrets, to be herself, to count on someone to be there for her, when she need them.. For them to be her reason of happiness, and to have them on her mind 24/7 while they give her butterflies.. She can’t do that again. She can’t give someone that much power over her emotions anymore. All because you left so easy and moved on. That fact makes her heart sink because its not fair at all, to her, and to the people she’ll have relationships with in the future.She’s sorry,she’s so weak. but she guesses that’s what happens when people like you just break hearts and leave. People HAVE TO change to protect their heart’s, like she did.
― (via itsannaliousbabe)
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Forgive. Forget. Fake it. Chin up. Wear lipstick, make lists, make sure your voicemail isn’t full. Mix protein shakes, send timely thank you notes, sip drinks more slowly, stare at adults’ eyebrows, smile without dimples, develop perfect posture. Be gracious, be kind, eliminate self-pity. Look in the mirror and shift your internal monologue from ‘How do I look?’ to ‘This is my face,’ from ‘What the hell am I doing?’ to ‘This is my life.’ Capitalize your emails, read the news, walk briskly, stay focused, and never, ever let on that you are somewhat lost and sometimes lonely and so completely confused (and would someone please just let me know what it is I’m supposed to do next, where exactly I’m supposed to go–). Just keep going. Go, and do not stop.
― Jennifer Schaffer, A Checklist For The Age 19 (via qoldlush)
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