It seems as if each year I feel the significance of the ‘New Year’ less and less. It seems as if just another year has passed by, and now all that’s different is an 8 when I write the date instead of a 7. I struggled to make any New Year’s resolutions this year, and … More Easing into the New Year
Moving on is slow. The grief comes in waves but the waves get smaller each time without you even noticing. Then one day, a song that used to rip you apart comes on, and it doesn’t feel the same. You think of him, and it doesn’t feel the same. You allow yourself to imagine what … More What moving on looks like
#1: Go to a restaurant and have a meal by yourself —
Bonus points if you stay off your phone. Bonus points if it’s dinner on a Friday night in a packed house. … More 8 ways to be on your own
Yesterday I was involved in a car accident. It was fucking scary. … More When life gives you a friendly reminder
I actually have a great attention span, contrary to the title of the post. I can literally sit still for longer than most people and listen to a boring speech without zoning out. I have a great attention span. This restlessness is on a much larger scale… I’ve mentioned before that I’ve lived in a few … More Being restless
Less than a week ago I moved into my new apartment! I love it, mainly because I’m pretty sure I have disorder in that I can’t live in the same place for longer than a few years (lately that’s shortened down to one year) and as much as I wanted to stay at my old … More Moving into a new place when you have like, no money
Hello world, I’m not really sure why I’ve opted to create a public platform in which I write about my life candidly and expect others to read and consume my writing…but here I am! As my username (alextwentysomething) suggests, my name is Alex, and I am indeed a twenty-something — twenty-one, to be exact. That … More Well, here goes nothing.