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JustKhairie

My blog on self-development and emotional health

Month / July 2014

ASK HER OUT FOR YOU, NOT FOR HER.

A couple of months ago, I was out with a good friend and fellow blogger of mine, Crystal, when I told her that I’d been asking random women out dates. The conversation went somewhat like this:

Her: You mean, you’ve been asking random girls you see on the street out?

Me: Yeah! Why?

Her: Don’t you think it’s weird? Like if someone I didn’t know just came out to me and did that, I think I’d freak out.

Me: I don’t think it’s weird. Provided of course, you’re able to handle it if she rejects you.

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FIND YOUR PURPOSE.

Do something for me right now and ask yourself one thing. Ask yourself: “What is it that I really want?”

I’m not talking about something immediate like a sandwich, or a quickie. I’m talking about something you really, honest-to-god, want for yourself. Maybe you wanted to look ripped, like a fitness model. Maybe you wanted to be the owner of your own paintball store. Maybe you’ve always wanted to visit Buenos Aires.

It’s likely something that scares you. Something that comes with a lot of excuses, like yeah, sure, you want those things, but who has the time? Your job keeps you busy, and Life isn’t that romantic. You have responsibilities, bills to pay, people to take care of. On second thought, you probably don’t really love it, it’s just something fun to do if you ever have the time and the money. Maybe after you’ve retired.

Does that sound familiar?

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