You must not reduce yourself to a puddle just because the person you like is afraid to swim and you are a fierce sea to them; because there will be someone who was born with love of the waves within their blood, and they will look at you with fear and respect.T.B. LaBerge // Things I’m Still Learning at 25 (via yourlifeisyourmessage)
But the more I made new friends, the clearer it was to me that no one is ever really done making new friends, and very few people are averse to it. I used to assume that people ALREADY HAD THEIR FRIENDS, but that’s almost never the case. Even when people seem to be busy and social, they’re often very open to getting to know someone new.
The first AP over at NYMag’s The Cut, and she absolutely knocked it out.
goddamn but I needed to read this