I get the opportunities that most young people my age won’t ever get. I should be excited. But I’m not. I’m tired of being lonely, empty, unfulfilled, and impassive. And I’ve had enough of it that it’s turning me stone cold. Apathetic. All the same symptoms again. To a bigger problem? I’ve been asking myself for weeks on end. On the bright side, there’s...
Consider our relations with government departments. We start as a birth...– Margaret Thatcher
Now, there’s no time to be thinking. No time to be feeling. My current hierarchy of priorities dictates schoolwork first and myself last. There’s always internet company, but once in a while I long for human touch and physical contact. So many connections made, but they’re all threads with no meaning attached and they get thinner as each grain of second passes through the...
An architect should be a good writer, a skillful draftsman, versed in geometry...– Vitruvius, 25 B.C.
I’m secretly waiting for someone to come along and prove my cynicism towards romantic love wrong.
You deserve someone who won’t remind you of feeling used and abused.
On Sundays, I slip in a summer dress and roll up stockings on my legs. I stand in the mirror, curling my hair, humming happiness to myself. I carefully swipe on a dark line of eyeliner and lightly buff my face with powder. “You look beautiful today, dear. It would be a shame for someone not to enjoy your presence and company.” So still, I stand waiting in the front of the mirror for a...
I am only responsible for my own heart. You offered yours up for the smashing,...– Anaïs Nin (via waitingformagritte)
You give me attention. But you’re only my audience, not my fellow actor.
Lonely students often report feeling depressed, angry, afraid, and misunderstood. They may become highly critical of themselves, overly sensitive or self-pitying, or they may become critical of others, blaming others for their situations.When these things happen, lonely students often begin doing things which perpetuate their loneliness. Some students, for example, become discouraged, lose their...