5 Things You Learn As You Get Older

  1. The older you get, the less you feel the need to be included, understood or accepted.
  2. You can’t make real friends with fake people.
  3. You sit back and observe and realize not everything needs a reaction.
  4. You learn to trust your intuition. If something doesn’t feel right about a situation or person, you don’t waste time trying to deny it.
  5. The hardest pill to swallow? No matter how much you care for someone, no matter how much you love them, some people can and will turn their back on you. And there’s nothing you can do about it.
  6. Some of the people that’s been through the hardest things are special. They been through the worst of times. But their heart is beautiful. They care for everyone around her. She has been through more than anyone can ever imagine. But they still smile. They know pain and that’s why she’s always making others laugh. Because seeing people smile means everything.
  7. Some people can fool you into believing that you mean a lot more to them than you actually do. When you need them the most, they are not to be found or never around. Ironically, you are/were always there for them when they needed you, but all of sudden, they are unavailable to you.
  8. Look at your last 5 text messages. Are those people feeding your flames or dousing your fire? Look to the people around you. Are those people throwing logs on your fire, or are they pissing on it. The people that you spend time with are going to make or break your dreams. Everyone doesn’t deserve to be around you.
  9. Keep your exclusivity and protect your energy. You can’t be friends or date everybody. (I’ll find the actual quote I saw in a bit, but it’s similar to this.)
  10. If someone ghosts you, respect the dead. Never bother them again.
  11. Never judge someone without knowing the whole story. You may think you understand, but you don’t. (Infact, less judgement and more compassion)
  12. Don’t let your food get cold watching someone else’s plate.
  13. Friendships where you talk when when you talk and it’s ok if you need space for a while are great friends/friendships to have. You invite them to come along when you wanna be spontaneous but not seeing them often isn’t an issue. The bond is will still be strong even if you don’t talk or hang out everyday. Cherish these people.
  14. Don’t rush to help people when they act like you are bothering them, when you need help for once, even though you dropped everything for them multiple times. (Thanks Cammy Dash Kun). Sickness is people who will hold boundaries for you, while wanting you to give up your boundaries for them.

Thank you Lucky You It Is Me, Wise Old WordsFrom Tik Tok for most of these. And I had more than 5 things.

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