She is my phantom limb, and I just can’t believe I’m here without her.”- on losing her best friend” ― Nora Ephron, “The time between your first major fight with your best friend until you make up is, for a teenage girl, about as long as it took for God to create the universe. I couldn’t even bite my nails or sniff my shirt to see if I needed deodorant without feeling like he was watching me. Lying in the sand and falling in crazy love with someone I just met. I don’t want to think about the blue glass necklace or the books he read to me on his bed or the piles of college stuff or some random boy in the grocery store wearing his donated clothes. You already know him—he's your best guy friend.Alder “Friends are a strange, volatile, contradictory, yet sticky phenomenon. No matter how many times I say them, they still feel like a garbled, impossible language. I mean–” Jayne reaches for my hands across the table, shaking her head softly.They are made, crafted, shaped, molded, created by focused effort and intent. My chest hurts, and I have to hold my breath to keep from inhaling a deep sob. If he’s choosing not to make a simple effort that would put you at ease and bring harmony to a recurring fight, then he doesn’t respect your feelings and needs. “Busy” is another word for “asshole.” “Asshole” is another word for the guy you’re dating. Rowling, “Ten Things You Shouldn't Say on a Date.1.
What sacrifices will I have to make in terms of being myself, if I'm with a man? When you sit down across from someone on a first date and things are going alright, you talk objectives.I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe.I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people.“If he’s not calling you, it’s because you are not on his mind. Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person's opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.” ― Jocelyn Soriano, tags: breakup, broken, broken-heart, broken-hearted, broken-hearted-quotes, dating, faith, healing, heartache, heartbreak, heartbroken, hope, hurt, hurt-feelings, hurting, hurting-heart, inspirational, life, life-lessons, love, romance “Hey, he's awesome. We got along great." Adrian opened the door to the building we were seeking. It had included things like "I'll give up cigarettes unless I really, really need one" and "I'll unleash romantic surprises every week, such as: an impromptu picnic, roses, or a trip to Paris—but not actually any of those things because now they're not surprises.” ― Richelle Mead, tags: being-single, dating, finding-love, living-life-to-the-fullest, living-your-best-life, love, not-settling, positive-thinking, praying-for-love, relationships, single, single-life, single-woman, singleness, the-single-woman tags: breaking-up, breakups, dating, finding-yourself, fresh-starts, letting-go, love, loving-yourself, moving-on, new-beginnings, not-settling, positive-thinking, relationships, self-improvement, the-end, the-single-woman “I nearly dropped the plate I held. I've made inapproprite suggestions and frequently pushed for nudity. And, if memory serves, you did say you'd give me a fair chance once I let you clean out my trust fund.""I didn't clean it out," I scoffed.” ― Richelle Mead, “Yes, I understand why things had to happen this way. But mere understanding does not chase away the hurt. ” ― Jocelyn Soriano, tags: breakup, broken, broken-heart, broken-hearted, broken-hearted-quotes, dating, faith, healing, heartache, heartbreak, heartbroken, hope, hurt, hurt-feelings, hurting, hurting-heart, inspirational, life, life-lessons, love, romance “I love you. If he creates expectations for you, and then doesn’t follow through on little things, he will do same for big things. And to think, I first wanted to date your brother.5. It does not call upon the sun when dark clouds have loomed over me.