Don’t say I’m bold

Some time last year, I was showing my friend a message I had typed up to send to a guy I thought was cute and she said "wow, yeah, that's bold--go for it". I immediately shrunk inwardly when she said that. Her head turned sideways and she said "Why do you always take boldness as [...]

birthdays make me sad.

I've found comfort in knowing that I'm not the only person who feels this way. But it's true. Specifically, MY birthday makes me feel sad. When I was younger, I think it's because I had really high expectations for how people should treat me on that day or week, since I felt I deserved to [...]