I Needed A Friend, Not Just A Boyfriend

God & Man I liked the relationship-y parts of our relationship. Holding hands. Posting pictures across social media. Showing you off to my family. Having the title of boyfriend and girlfriend. I liked cuddling with you. Kissing you. Sleeping with you. I liked taking you out to the park or to the mall and having everyone …

My Insecurities Are Ruining My Love Life

Unsplash / Alex Iby When someone gives signals they are interested in me, I am oblivious. I assume they are only being nice when they are flirting — and on the rare occasions when I actually admit to myself that they are flirting, I convince myself that they are only bored. That they aren’t interested in anything …

Why Did You Cut Me Out Of Your World?

Unsplash / Analise Benevides I don’t understand why you walked away after everything I have done for you. After all of the arguments I let you win. After all of the tears I wiped away before you entered the room. After all of the times when I offered you forgiveness you did not deserve. You …

When You Love Someone, You Let Your Walls Down

God & Man You cannot keep your heart guarded forever. Once you find someone — someone you can trust, someone you can rely on, someone who gives you respect and affection and everything you have ever hoped to receive — then you have to let down the walls that have been protecting you. You have …