“I want someone who will love me as I am, but somehow still inspires me to be a better person.”
I'm comfortable with every part of who I am, even the not so cute parts. I don't need someone to come into my life and try and change me or pull me apart. I only want to be found and appreciated for everything I am.
Love me for every stretch mark and scar and imperfections that appear on my body. For they are the star map of everything I've been through. They tell the stories you will soon hear about if you stick around.
Love me for the times I annoy you and make you mad. Especially when I am still learning about who you are and what sets you off.
Love me because you realize I can't be perfect no matter how hard I try. And because you realize I am trying so hard to be perfect for you.
There will be days I'm sad for no reason and others where I can’t stand the thought of interacting with anyone.
Love me for when I get insecure and need all the extra reassurance. I know you care about and love me, but there will be days I just need to hear it a little more.
Somedays I am confident and others I struggle to find my self-worth.
Love me when my mind goes wild and I can't turn it off. I don’t mean to overthink everything sometimes – I just do.
I will make mistakes and say the wrong thing and will try my best to make up for them.
Love me when I ramble because you still make me nervous. Those butterflies still affect me in the best way possible.
I will also love you with every ounce and inch of my body and soul. I will drunkenly tell you how wonderful you are and mean it just as strongly as I do when I’m sober.
I will make you laugh and smile every chance I get. I will surprise you when you least expect it. And just be there when you need nothing but a shoulder to lean on.
I will kiss away every tear and love you for every flaw you see within yourself. Because they are perfectly imperfect to me.
You will be my comfort on the days I’m sad. The only person I want around snuggled up watching movies all day when I feel like isolating myself from the world.
I will let you see me both vulnerable and strong. I will talk with you not at you and listen with the intent of learning and understanding.
Because I know I am a mess one day and have it together the next. And I am perfectly okay with that.
I don’t need someone coming in with the intent to change that. I don’t need someone telling me to shut my mouth when I have something to say. Telling me to not be so self-conscious or sarcastic.
What I need is someone who will accept all of these things and still inspire me to become the better version of myself I am always striving to be.
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