Addition by subtraction is a real thing, but it can also be a painful thing. It almost always is.
Honestly, kids aren’t the ones who need to pen letters to Santa Claus anyway.
No one has to validate your happiness. You just have to feel it.
We use phrases like “they love me in their own way” or “deep down, he means well”…
I thought about what it would be like to go back and tell myself in 2011 all that was about to happen.