I promised myself I wouldn't get drawn into chasing after a guy, to get his attention, again, a few years ago. That's about when I stopped having guys interested in me. This is why I'm fairly certain I will die alone.
Kavita Ramdas: We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.
Yes. If I would have learned this at 16, if I would have learned that a man who doesn't care about you is not actually the Jupiter in your solar system and realized all the years since that happiness has always been mine in the blessings I have of irresistibly loyal and compassionate friends and family -- I would have found "me" so much sooner