4. I don’t fear waking up alone, I fear waking up with a stranger beside me.
My bed is mine alone, and I’m perfectly fine with that fact. I really don’t mind waking up alone. What I do mind is waking up in my bed with a stranger as a result of reckless drinking and regrets.
5. I don’t fear not getting any text messages, I fear having to wait for a message that isn’t coming.
When you’re in a relationship, there are so many things you have to keep up with. You have to share parts of yourself to another person in the hopes that you don’t end up broken. Part of this is expecting constant communication from your partner. Well, I carry no expectations from anyone and am therefore immune to disappointments.
6. I don’t fear being my carefree self, I fear being with a person who doesn’t make me comfortable with being myself.
A lot of times, due to the pressures of pleasing the people we’re with, we feel the need to suppress who we really are out of fear of being judged. I don’t fear being judged because no one owns me. I owe it to myself to only be my truest self at all times.
7. I don’t fear not having a plus one to events, I fear having to explain to people why the last one didn’t last.
I’ve been there before. I’ve had to explain to friends and family in the past why the guy I brought to the last party wasn’t the same guy I brought to the next one. Relationships end, and it can be embarrassing to explain. Nowadays, I’m no longer embarrassed because all I have to bring is myself. - Continue reading on the next page