dating, lessons, men

on being “beautiful”

There's this idea (among—almost exclusively—men) that the women they consider to be attractive (or beautiful or hot or a plethora or other descriptive words they consider to be complimentary) but who themselves say feel (or believe to be are) unattractive (or not-beautiful or ugly or hideous or a number of other, better or worse, adjectives)… Continue reading on being “beautiful”

chicago, fear, freaking out, lessons, men, moods, reflections, relationships

on the things I don’t want to admit

I've spent much of the past 12 hours trying to sleep/sleeping fitfully/having bad dreams or crying/holding back tears. The remainder has consisted of trying to pretend I'm strong when I'm falling apart inside; attempting to convince myself that my life hasn't been a complete waste of effort; and arguing with airline employees that I deserve… Continue reading on the things I don’t want to admit