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liebehillary:

Why do we waste time on things that we know won’t last, things that you know are missing core elements that make any sort of relationship- whether it be a friendship or something more- work, …things that just aren’t fulfilling? Why do people settle? Why am I settling for this weird thing that just feels like filler when I could be just as happy, if not leagues happier, alone?

The yearning, that internal yell, to be needed and wanted needs to be silenced. It needs the volume to be turned all the way down, and it needs to be taught how to shut up- period.