True Story

Phil 13

I turned 30 yesterday. I’m not really freaking out though. Aside from not being able to use the excuse “well I’m in my twenties” to explain why my life is still so unsettled, and the fact that I won’t be able to apply all those wonderful thoughtcatalogue and elitedaily articles telling me 23 things I should’ve done in my twenties.. I see life just going on. In many ways, I actually feel oddly young (to my parents displeasure surely), and I think that’s because.. I’m really only about 13 years old.

If you are in your mid-late twenties, hell, even in your 30s, and you still feel lost, confused where it all goes, what it all means, and that you need more time.. I think it’s because we actually haven’t had that much time to figure things out. Our minds are much younger than our body. I still feel young despite turning 30…

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Thought Catalog

Sometimes I wait as if it’s definitely coming, as if it’s not a matter of if but when, as if every single person is promised another person at one point another and all they have to do is wait for the moment when they arrive. As if, by a certain age, there will be no question that there will be this other person, my other person, the person I choose for my life and who chooses me for theirs.

What has made me think that this is a guarantee? That this will happen at some point or another? That this is coming for me without a doubt? Because so many others have achieved it, because at a certain age most people you see have wedding rings, because all the stories say so? Because it happened to my parents and it’s happening to my friends and it seems to be happening…

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