Every Time I get High..I just think about You

I think I’m struggling more than I ever have at this point, to find some sort of peace and contentment.

My “love life” is nonexistent, I just don’t have any faith, or desire even, to try anymore with it. Everything with Ryan has really put me off.

Speaking to him yesterday for just a bit, it went how I should have expected, badly. What was the point in him calling me the other weekend? In him asking me not to delete my SC? I guess it was all just in my head to have hope.

Sometimes when people are drinking, the things they say are what they really feel. And other times it’s just random crap they don’t mean. With him, it’s hard to tell, he asked me last time we spoke on discord, if I still loved him. I said “yes, I do”, I can’t remember his reply but, it felt like he was surprised and maybe even a bit happy.

When he’s hiding behind a screen, he’s much more vicious, he doesn’t have to hear my voice or face me, so he just says what he wants. ‘A’ was the same way. Like the screen somehow protects them from the reactions of the hurt people feel when faced with their mean words.


I don’t have that feeling, it’s difficult for me to be outright mean. I feel like most of these times it’s just uncalled for. It’s like you become a punching bag for all the crap they can’t deal with themselves.

I’ve gotten to where I genuinely hate texting when it’s about something serious. You can’t hear tone, you can’t hear feeling, everything just comes off as cold. People take things the wrong way, and it just ends up a mess.

If you can’t speak face to face, you gotta at least do voice to voice.

I’m laying here so unbelievably tired. I don’t wanna move for anything. I don’t wanna talk to anyone, interact, just lay here.


Do I still love Ryan? I guess you could say, unfortunately?

To what point though? Ah isn’t that the question?

The answer is- Because when I say I love someone, I mean it. I mean it through and through. And I guess others can just turn it off like a faucet, move on to another source, but I can’t.

I’m really sad.. Sad and defeated.


It’s my own fault though, I get attached to people out of reach. I hurt them by not being there fast enough. I do all that I can, and it’s never enough to convince them I’m worth going the distance for..

In my entire life, I’ve never met a guy in my area that was like me or my type. Except one guy which was surprising, but we didn’t technically date. And from what I can tell, I’m not the only one with this problem.

So many people find others like them online, because their area is sorely lacking any.

Why is that such a weird concept to overcome? Why can’t you just have patience for a little bit? Just a few weeks?

If you really care for someone and feel connected to them, buck up and wait. At least then you’ll know you’re deeply bonded and it’s not just physical. You become closer in different ways. But the thing that’s connected us to others outside our towns, has become this runaway train of easy access and quick fixes.

Things have become so much more shallow. You can get on tinder and be matched with tons of people willing to hook up. It’s fast, it’s simple, and it’s temporary. No real work is involved. Sure you might meet some creeps or have a dud date, but if you’re only going at it for one thing, you’ll most likely succeed.

I saw a documentary about Sex and how people have become addicted to this type of thing. Hooking up with different people all the time. No commitment, no bonding, it’s instant. Like going to an ice cream shop and picking a different flavor every day.


I’m not saying all people do this or use it for that purpose. But it’s become steered in that direction. And yet, we have more access to people, but we’re more lonely than ever.

When you take the work out of something, people become used to it, and don’t wanna go back to even a sliver of work. It’s like a program that becomes set on a loop.

There’s no winning at this unless you change the program.

I see so many “taken” people who look unhappy, so many single people who look lonely.

The worth of a person has become measured by how fast you can touch them.

And if it’s gonna be even a short wait, that program will kick in, and you’ll be on to the next.

I don’t think life was meant to be this way. It’s funny how something can be a open door to other parts of the world. But also the thing that’s shredding it.


So I’ll leave it with- If I said I wasn’t ok, would you spell out your feelings in permanent ink?


9 thoughts on “Every Time I get High..I just think about You

  1. steventbooks

    I empathize, I’ve cut all of my childhood friends and several loves off after moving out of state now half a year ago. It’s tough to keep in mind, but I try to think that I’m still just so young. Time’s going to bring us all into whatever we were meant to have. Best to find any reason to smile at all today, even if it’s just a crutch.

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    1. rubycynicallyjaded

      Finding that thing is the hard part, I know being down won’t improve things, but I’m just so tired. I feel so badly that I don’t even wanna write, which isn’t a good sign. I know the drill of, “you gotta let it go, you’re only hurting yourself, he’s not worth it” and so on. I’m not dumb. Everyone needs to deal with things on their own terms, I mean as long as it’s not hurting themselves. I’m unhappy, and there’s just no hiding that.

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      1. steventbooks

        You’re not wrong at all. I’d be lying if I pretended to be using any healthy ways to cope anymore. More than anything, I force myself to be the butt end of every joke I can write. Developing a sense of humor to deal with the unreasonable is the best thing I’ve ever done. It’s still unhappiness, but it’s a happy version of it, at least.

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      2. rubycynicallyjaded

        I’m just very cynical and sarcastic 🤔 That seems to help sometimes. Dude, I gotta ask, wtf is up with the tagging system on here? Am I just an idiot or something? Or am I adding tags the wrong way? Cuz I used to get way more likes and stuff, but now I get none. It’s driving me nuts because I can’t figure out how I’m fucking up.

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  2. steventbooks

    Any kind of humor is a good numbing agent, I think. Sarcasm included.

    Okay, it seems like you’re adding lots of tags to the end of the post’s body. I’d just move all of those same tags to the tag spot in the post settings and leave them out of the end of the post. The tags seem to be pretty thorough, but they might not be in the right spot. That’s as much as I can tell from my end lol, still fairly new to all of this myself.

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    1. rubycynicallyjaded

      Plus I’m just weird, random weirdo. Like, I say the most bizarre shit, but it keeps things lighter for sure.

      So I looked up the 15 tag limit thing, and on my recent post, I didn’t post any at the bottom, and posted them all in the tag section of the post settings. Still nothing. I looked into the tags and my post didn’t even show up. I’m not saying I’m some popular person, but I’m literally getting no views or anything, it’s just not normal.

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      1. steventbooks

        Like I said in our last conversation, weird is the best. Getting older, you see that the saddest people have killed their freaky sides.

        So I’m on wordpress on the PC, clicking on the tag for your recent post shows that the tags aren’t separated, they’re all one tag connected with hyphens. Try separating the tags with a comma and a space.

        Aside from that, I’d just try to see which types of blogs are following your writing, and use tags relevant to that audience. My blog gets a lot of its traffic from poets and hardcore book review people because I tag with my last name, “Books” (I am unbelievably lucky to have it for this) and then with things like “prose” and “humor”

        You just have to try to guess what is the most likely thing people are searching for and then clicking your name. You popped up into my recommended blogs, so I can’t really help by saying what I searched to find you.

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