Have you ever noticed that after a fallout with someone you loved, suddenly everything around you turns into a constant reminder of them? Everyone seems to have that same name, that same hairstyle, that same smile; every street, every corner seems to have your memories; every song, every movie sounds like they’re about your story. You lie awake at night, reliving the past, filling the future with images of you together, all the while knowing deep in your bleeding heart that it never will be real again.

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Sỏi Đá Cũng Cần Có Nhau



The Vietnamese phrase translates to: “Even rocks and pebbles need each other.”

I used to think that being in a relationship was overrated. I saw girls flaunting themselves at boys, desperately trying to get their attention; I saw girls sighing woefully, dreaming away the day, wondering why they hadn’t found The One; I saw girls crying, throwing tantrums, breaking down, falling apart over fights and disagreements with their significant other. I saw Continue reading

I’m Sorry, I Love You


That’s usually what couples say to one another while making up after a fight or argument, but since we’re in a gray zone where it’s more than like and less than love, where it’s hard to explain and I don’t really know how to describe it, I’ll just say “I’m sorry, I [insert extremely positive and heart-warming emotions and feelings here] you.”

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Rendezvous and Dispersion

I finally mustered up enough courage to unpack the last box of my things. It has been quite a while since I got back, yet as soon as I opened it, the smell of home gushed out and before I even knew it, I was fighting back tears. Feelings and memories came rushing back like a tidal wave, washing over me and pulling me under, back to the place where you were mine, and I was yours alone.

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