Hey, it’s a cliche for a reason.
I mean…heartache is real. The worst is when your mind is taken off of it for a moment, and when you remember, it’s like a punch in the gut. OUCH. Also when you fall out of the tree in front of your ex’s place while spying on him in a rom com also looks pretty painful.
It’s true. If a watched pot never boils (MORE CLICHES), then focusing all your energy on finding a partner ain’t gonna happen either. You don’t have to be THE COOL GIRL, but have a little faith that it what’s meant to be happen without you running interference.
Butterflies are real and they are a great appetite suppressant, amiright?
Output = Input. If you’re putting out shit, you’re gonna get shit back. So, if you want love, BE LOVING, even if you’re a cold, cold robot person.
In the words of the wise bad bitch RuPaul:
Seriously. There are billions of people in the world. If you found one, you can find another.
This one is weird and true. When you’re like IN IT, you really stop looking at other people. That Brad Pitt lookalike…MEH.
How can you know if it’s literally never been right? TRUST. Surely there have been other aspects of your life, a job interview, a special sweater sale, a pet adoption…whatever, there have been other moments in your life when your gut would not stop saying, “ding, ding ding.” You know the feeling, you just don’t realize it yet.
Heather is a contributing editor at the-dah. She is a Los Angeles based writer, improviser, snacker, social media mistress, and aspiring adult. Read more of her food-stained stories about growing up weird at Terrible-Twenties.com, or follow her digital alter ego @MissHezah on Twitter.
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