I liked to think that I was being bold and fearless, and I was – but to what end?
I don't have to please everyone to justify taking up space.
What I missed out on, I chose to regain through sex.
Terms of agreement are absolutely non-negotiable.
My bullies forgot their actions in the blink of an eye. But I couldn't.
It melts like butter in the mouth, and powerlessness in your bones.
And thus, love becomes everything, and nothing at all.
Your roomie will wish she chilled with you instead when she's hungover the next morning.
There was something in it that made me want more.
Exit prayer area, head for donut table. Eat celebratory Eid donut and relish in the fact that it’s broad day light and you’re eating actual, real life food.
I’m an adult. I have tax forms to fill out, bathrooms to clean, and ice cream to be eaten for dinner.
Cliques in high school turn into awesome social circles in college.