It’s Not About The End Destination

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I hate the fact you always feel like you have to be going somewhere, like the end destination is to be finished or to be happy. But the truth is a lot of us are completely lost, and we don’t know, and that is also a state of mind — to not know who you are and where you’re going.
Lykke Li

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Soulmates Aren’t Just Lovers

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A relationship should not be measured in months or years. It’s the calibre of the memories that matter. Their impact, their permanence, and the degree to which they change you. I’ve had relationships lasting years I can now scarcely recollect, and hours with others that feel like infinities.
Beau Christopher Taplin, The Measurement

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Remain Open

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When there’s a fresh wound in your heart, keep it open until it heals. Air it out. Understand it. Dive into it. Be fierce enough to become it. If you ignore it, it won’t be able to breath. If you ignore it, it will merely deepen, spread, and resurface later, wanting to release. And when later happens, it will hurt even more, because when later happens, you won’t know what you’re bleeding for. Remain open to feel free.
Victoria Erickson

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Things To Know At 25

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There are 4 things I learned when I was 25:

You do not have to be affectionate all the time to care for someone. In fact, caring can also mean a couple of texts or silence for a few days while you both live your lives happily and separately.

People do not care for you less when they’re busy with their own lives. It’s your reaction to them being their own person — and your ability to make yourself happy — that determines how they feel about you.

Not everyone reciprocates to your actions the same way. If you want someone to acknowledge, be interested in, or treat you a certain way for your efforts, all you have to do is let them know. They will try their personal best to accommodate that within their personal spectrum of feelings.

No one owes you 100% of them, not even after 30 years, because someone having a percentage of themselves is what keeps them sane at the end of the day and that’s okay.


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