More Than Just A Fling

He'll Always Be More Than Just A Summer Fling

It was only supposed to last until I went away, but now he's all I can think about.


I'm not sure why I became so attached to him. Was it because we clicked from the start? Or was it because he's unlike anyone I've ever met?

When he first came into my life, I honestly didn't think much of it. I assumed it would be another situation where we'd talk for a few days and then move on, but he was different. We would pick on one another, make jabs at each others music, and the comments about hair never stopped. He quickly became someone I started getting comfortable around, but I was still nervous anytime I would see him. Honestly, I'll always get nervous whenever there's a chance I will see him.

My mom asked me why I was so attracted to him, but I couldn't come up with an answer because there were so many to choose from. I don't know if it's because he reminds me of myself or because he's different from any guy I've ever met. He's more than just a guy who is constantly driving around and checking in every few days. There's something about him that makes him stand out from the rest, but sometimes it feels like I'm the only person who sees it.

No one else lived these significant moments but us. No one heard him complaining about how it was my fault I made his face hurt from always smiling when I'm around. No one was there for our bickering about who has the better taste in music, and I still refuse to admit that I enjoy what he listens to (even though I technically just did). The memories I have with him aren't my favorite memories because of where we went or what we saw, they're my favorite because they were made with him.

He doesn't know I'm writing about him because he told me that I never would, but I write about him all the time. He's the mystery I may never get to solve, but I think I've learned to be okay with it. I don't know if anything more will come out of this because now we've become sporadic conversations and missed opportunities on seeing each other and honestly, I miss how things used to be. Maybe he misses them too, but he'll never admit it.

My family is going to read this, they're going to call me a sap, and I'm going to get questioned beyond belief at every family get together, but I needed to put this out there. I need others to be aware of how you could have the best moments with someone and never officially be together. Labels are overrated and more often then not, they end up making things worse than they should be.

We as a society have grown so focused on labeling everything that we end up ignoring the possibilities of having some of the best times of our lives. This summer I stopped focusing on the labels. I spent time with someone and never worried if it would get stuck with a label because being with him just felt natural. And when it was time for me to head off to college, there was no awkward conversation about a change in labels because there was nothing to change. We still talk and keep up with one another without it being awkward.

What I'm trying to say is that we should all venture out. Find someone we enjoy spending time with and throw away our desire to put a label on it when there's no need for it. You might just end up meeting one of your favorite people.

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7 Signals A Girl Will Try To Send You If She Likes You As More Than A Friend

Girls do subliminal things to show you her interest in you. Pay attention to these low key signs that she is shooting her shot.


It is never easy when a girl has to fully admit her feelings to a guy she likes, so instead, she sends slight signals in hopes that he picks up on her hints.

1. She can't stop smiling at you

She is happy to talk to you and to be in your presence, the smallest things that you do make her want to smile. She can't control the happiness inside and it comes out in a great big smile. In her head, she is just thinking about how much she enjoys spending time with you and how much she likes you.

2. She hugs you with both arms

Side hugs are common, easy, and very universal. She wants to give you full body hug because to show you she feels different about you than any other guy. With a full body hug she can rest her face on your chest and this just brings the two of you closer.

3. She makes direct eye contact

Direct eye contact is always a great sign. This means she is fully aware of everything you are saying and she is completely interested.

4. She scans your face and lips

Upon talking to you, she begins to scan your face. In this moment she is appreciating your attractiveness and completely zoned out. Forget you said anything to her because she probably was not listening. If she is looking at your lips then she definitely wants a kiss.

5. She says "Oh my god, stahhhp"

The 'I'm mad at you, but I'm flirting with you' slogan. She is trying to be cute and pick a fight with you so you can two can play around. She's hoping this will lead to cracking jokes

6. She adjusts her clothing

She is fidgety when your around because she has feelings for you and is nervous. She wants to look her best with you around, so she is subconsciously fixing herself so that nothing looks bad.

7. She sends you cute snap chats

Silly, crazy, and just straight up ugly snap chats are for friends. If her selfies are , done each time, then she cares a lot about how you see her and she wants you to see her at her best. She is not always looking for a compliment, but throw one her way and you will make her day.

Pay attention to the signs a girl is sending. Her body language and behavior around all come together for an important message, she likes you! A lot.

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Top Lang Leav Quotes For The Girl In Love

"Who you love and who loves you back determines so much in your life."


One of my favorite modern poets is Lang Leav because she captures love and loss in a way that's both easy to read but also powerful. Some of her poems seem simple, but they hold such deep meaning when it comes to love, heartbreak and finding yourself. I'm not going to lie to ya'll, some of her heartbreak poems hit pretty hard. But, this isn't about heartbreak, this is about the beautiful feeling we call love.

Here are some of my favorite quotes by Lang Leav about love:

"It's so dark right now, I can't see any light around me.

That's because the light is coming from you. You can't see it but everyone else can."
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"You were you,
and I was I;
we were two
before our time.

I was yours
before I knew,
and you have always
been mine too."
Love & Misadventure

"I had my first dream about you last night.
Really? She smiles. What was it about?
I don't remember exactly but the whole time I was dreaming, I knew you were mine."
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"I love you, I do -
you have my word.

You have all my words."

"Souls do not have calendars or clocks, nor do they understand the notion of time or distance. They only know it feels right to be with one another."
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"It was a quiet love, a tacit love. It came without prelude or preamble. We never said the word love–we didn't have to. It was in our laughter, in the sense of wonder we found in each other. And if we had doubts then, time has told us otherwise."
The Universe of Us

"How much love is a person capable of giving? I thought I knew the answer until I met you."
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"When love finds you, it doesn't come as crashing waves or thunderbolts. It appears as a song on the radio or a particular blue in the sky. It dawns on you slowly, like a warm winter sunrise—where the promise of summer shines out from within."

Be still, my heart.

Whether you're falling in love or already madly in love, these quotes are sure to hit your heartstrings. Not to mention, they make pretty good Instagram captions for all your sappy love pictures!

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