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note to self: i’ll be there for you, always

written june 6, 2021. Photo by Kristine Cinate on Unsplash I have always looked for myself in other people. I think the idea was that they would somehow hold the pieces of me that I felt were missing. That maybe, if I wrapped my identity up in theirs enough, we would somehow make a whole person. It's not healthy to live like this, but I did it anyway — burning through relationships and searching for something I couldn't quite name. It was never enough, not to be myself, but it was never enough to latch my identity to other people, either. I got close, several times — I thought I had reached the pinnacle of self discovery. I thought I had completed myself. But in the end, relying on other people to help build yourself is never a viable way to do things. It's only recently that I've started to become comfortable with the idea of being enough, as I am, on my own. Several years ago, in this same position, I would have searched for another person to attach my identity onto,

Beautiful People - June/July Edition

"Writing is easy. You only need to stare at a blank piece of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."— Gene Fowler

And now it's time for BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE! 
(The place to showcase all your, uh, beautiful people.)

Yep, it's that time again! Beautiful People is once again happening now! In case you don't know what on earth I'm talking about, click HERE to read more. :)

And now, I have a semi-important announcement... we are now scraping the bottom of the barrel of our questions submitted way back when on my Meet Avary post. So now, we're turning to you guys! If you have a question (or two... or three... or many :P) that you'd like to see used in a round of Beautiful People, leave a comment on either mine or Georgie's blog. :)

Speaking of questions, this month's round of questions were submitted by iGirl and Charity - thank you girls so much! :)
  1. What kind of music does he/she like?
  2. Does he/she like to go outside?
  3. Is he/she naturally curious?
  4. Right, or left handed?
  5. Favorite color?
  6. Where is he/she from?
  7. Any enemies?
  8. What are his/her quirks?
  9. What kinds of things get on his/her nerves?
  10. Is he/she independent, or needs others to help out?

Go ahead and sign the linky below, with a direct link to your BP post. I can't wait to read your entries! (Even if I don't comment, I still try to read as many as I can. :))


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