Pinocchio’s Strings

“Lies, my dear boy, can easily be recognized. There are two kinds of them: those with short legs, and those with long noses.” – Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio

Bitter Truths

I know now how you played me (oh so well). Maybe it’ll make you happy to know that you got me. You really got me. I fell in love with you. I fell in love with your bullshit, and the lies, and the dreams you placed so delicately in my head.

When the Trust is Gone

My mom has always told me, “No relationship can exist without trust. Once you’ve lost someone’s trust, it’s extremely difficult to get it back.” Sometimes, losing trust happens instantaneously and sometimes, it’s a gradual buildup of lies, miscommunications, and misunderstandings. Relationships (with family members, friends, and significant others) require trust as the foundation. It’s what […]