So Maybe I Want You To Miss Me

Missing you comes in waves, sometimes they drown me. Some days the waves of missing you are so strong it feels as if I’m being held...

What Each Zodiac Sign Needs To Stop Falling For

Aries Stop falling for people who expect you to come running when they call, even though they’re never there when you need them. Taurus Stop falling for people who...

When They Tell You They Aren’t Ready, You Need To Believe Them

I know that it’s taken you a long time to get to this place. Honestly, you weren’t sure if it would happen. You had moments where...

Heartbreak: A Love Story | Thought Catalog

Most love stories end in a proposal; this one begins with one. It felt as if I were in a dream. It was a nightmare. As I stared...

You’ve Broken My Heart One Too Many Times

I know that I told you once that I would always love you. That no matter what might happen in our lives, part of my heart...

I Miss You, But I Understand We Aren’t Meant For Each Other

I want things to be different. I desperately do. I’ve always held out hope that we would find a way if we just tried hard enough. If...

When You Know He’s Going To Break Your Heart But Chase Him Anyway

Sometimes, you never see your heartache coming. It catches you completely off guard. And other times, you can see it from miles away. You know the...

When You Have To Say Goodbye To The Person You Love

You knew this was going to be hard, but you didn’t know it would be this hard. Now that they are right in front of you,...

Moving On Without You | Thought Catalog

I knew it was going to be hard to leave you behind, but never did I think someone I knew for such a short time could...

I Couldn’t Fix You If I Tried

I think the temperature must have hovered around 45 and misty when you took my hand and laid it to your chest amidst a maze of...

A Eulogy For The Living: On Grieving Someone Who Isn’t Dead

Trigger warning: suicidal ideation “When does a war end? When can I say your name and have it mean only your name and not what you left...

I Would Have Done Anything For You To Be The Person You Promised You...

It’s late, our watches creeping towards midnight and we’re stumbling through a quiet, residential part of North London; I don’t remember how we arrived here but...

I Always Want To Text Him In November

It’s always hard this time of year. Even when I’m at my happiest, my most confident self, there is that part of me that thinks, “I wish...

How To Let Go Of Someone Who Has Already Let Go Of You

Take a deep breath. Count to three. Exhale. Sometimes it’s hard to let people go. However, sometimes we are left with no other choice. The reasons are...

It’s Time I Said Goodbye To You

I was driving to work  and saw how much the leaves had begun to change. Their vibrant reds and oranges, scattered on the ground and hanging...

I Miss You, But I Can’t Wait For You Anymore

I can’t wait around for you anymore. Even as I say it, it feels like a lie. It feels like a lie because of how long I...

All Of The Things Which I Do Not Miss

Cigarette smoke. That nicotine-stained thumb. Your second-hand mouth. The purple staining the skin under your eyes. How I swore the violet would stain my fingers if...

A Short List Of Things That Are Absolutely Not Poetic

1. that song. that song which is–was–our song. the one you once played when we hung out and then randomly came up in my spotify the day...

One Year Of You

June It wasn’t love at first sight with him but familiarity – the kind that only deepened the more our paths crossed, like walking on uncharted territory...

You Do Not Have To Give Them Another Chance

I know that there is a part of you that is thinking about giving you past relationship another chance. It makes sense to want to justify trying...

A Short, Sad Love Story

My brief love affair with Los Angeles coincided with the similarly brief and most intense relationship I’ve ever had. It began in the spring- blossoming out...

He’s Everything You’re Not And I’m Probably Going To Break His Heart

I sneak out of his bed around 3 and gather my clothes from the floor. I don’t bother picking up my heart; I think I’ll leave...

A Love Story Told Through The Texts I Never Sent

(*) Hey! (*) Want to study for this test together? (*) There’s a reason I got in your golf car and not his out there. I’ve been wondering...

A Story About Your Ex Becoming Your Neighbor In Brooklyn

Not only the same city, but the same borough of New York: Williamsburg, Brooklyn. A few months ago, I told my boyfriend (who also happened to be...

On Living With And Loving A Blackhole Of A Human

It wasn’t him I fell in love with, but the relief I felt when he left for work. The silence that arrived after he immediately locked...

This Is How They’ll Heal Your Heart Based On Their Zodiac Sign

Aries: March 21st-April 19th: They will make you forget how boring and plain the world can be. Aries are known to be bold, excitable, and adventurous. They...

Why Each Zodiac Will Feel Their Heart Break This April

Aries: March 21 – April 19th You trusted the wrong person. Taurus: April 20th – May 20th You settled for anyone when you should have been holding out for...

I’ve Watched ‘I Love You’ Stretch Over The Atlantic

Tears reside in me like lost habits. I’m indulging in my wallowing and pastéis de nata. I know that if I allow one more teardrop to...

Finding Love In God’s Roadblocks

Heartbreak. Rejection. Failure. All these determinants at the moment don’t feel like blessings in disguise but that’s exactly what they are. Learning to trust God’s plan when...

This Is What I Want You To Remember

I am pretty sure that my name is always written all over your body like notes. A day won’t pass that I am not in your...

If This Were My Book The Ending Would Be So Different

“Once he had told her something that she could not imagine: that amputees suffer pains, cramps, itches, in the leg that is no longer there. That...

For Girls Who Use Spotify To Heal Heartaches In March

Recovering. – 35 songs. 2 hrs 20 min. I hadn’t been in Puerto Rico for more than 5 hours when I found out via Instagram you were...

I Did Not Want To Forget You, I Did Not Want To Forget Us

There is a certain ambiance in the air. I can’t pinpoint it exactly. I can’t articulate with words what I know it to be. There is...

Dear You, Dear Somebody, Come Back

Dear You, This is a letter I will never send or let you read. So let me try this again. Dear Somebody, I need you to love me with...

I Let Myself Think About You Today

I’m not really sure how it happened. I must have seen something that reminded me of you, or maybe passed by someplace we went before. Regardless,...

How To Sell Your Wedding Dress

Understand that your engagement is over. You’ve packed up everything you own into your car. You and your ex-fiancé go to the leasing office to sign...