cootie catcher

If your significant other has alexithymia, you will not get the emotional validation or authentic intimacy that make a relationship meaningful and genuine. Loneliness, uncertainty, misunderstanding – These are feelings that often come up for those in relationships with alexithymic people. It is also important to acknowledge what alexithymic people experience in the context of … Read morecootie catcher

there is no placebo

I had to let you go.But it did not happen in one morning, out of the blue.It certainly did not happen altogether in just one day.It took me thousands of days and millions of goodbyes.Each time, a constant, tiring battle raged on, between my sensitive heart and my rational mind, between a delusional fantasy and … Read morethere is no placebo

belly is soft and the knife will strike true

…where the hell were you, then, when my skull’s blood was feeding the concrete? Where were you when they tired of me, when they struck my face, plucked my words from my mouth, struck my words from the record? Or when I sat bloodied and dazed and nerve-damaged, afraid that my mind would never return … Read morebelly is soft and the knife will strike true

I save all my best stuff for when I talk to you in my head right before I fall asleep.

You are entitled to feel hopeful. You are entitled to want it to be something. And you are entitled to think it could be. You are entitled to invest your care, your attention, your time in something you want. You are entitled to fall for them even if they do not fall for you. You … Read moreI save all my best stuff for when I talk to you in my head right before I fall asleep.

It is human nature to love what we do not have

You are not responsible for the way the world moves and shifts, for how situations change, for someone’s choice to walk away or stop believing in something you still have faith in. We are not in control. We cannot make every little piece of our lives come together. We cannot force people to love like … Read moreIt is human nature to love what we do not have

Screaming while the exit signs read heaven’s waiting

This is for the hopeless romantics. Those living in a world that wants nothing more than superficial love and meaningless hookups. This is for the hearts that crave more than to be just wanted and desired, that crave the need for safety, familiarity and warmth. This is for those without fickle hearts who do not … Read moreScreaming while the exit signs read heaven’s waiting