Amy Horton, Thought Catalog

Amy Horton

Thought Catalog

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Amy:

You Are Worthy Because You Exist

You are exactly as you are meant to be. You are not a mistake. You are not broken. → Read More

You Don’t Need To Know Where You’re Going To Get There

The truth is that no one knows where they’re going. → Read More

I Will No Longer Justify My Actions To Others

The truth – a truth I’ve realized at long last – is that this is my life and I’m not here to live it privy to anyone else’s opinions or expectations. → Read More

You Get To Choose Who You Become

The idea of choice seems exciting, but it can also feel terrifying to know that you truly are the creator of your own life. → Read More

A Short List Of Things To Remember When It’s 2 AM And You Can’t Stop Thinking About Them

Life is fluid, and people come and go. → Read More

I Forgive You For Not Being Able To Love Me The Way I Needed

I am here to take responsibility for my choices. → Read More

12 Hidden Ways High-Functioning Depression Completely Devastates Your Life

When you’re spending all of your energy covering them up, you’ll never fix them. → Read More

If You’re Feeling Entirely Unlovable, Read This

You are worthy. You are beautiful. You are so incredibly lovable. → Read More

You Don’t Need Self-Care, You Need Self-Love

Self-care, in the end, is simply a higher level of coping. → Read More

It’s Time For You To Take Back Your Power

You’ve got this. You really do. → Read More

Managing My Mental Health Is The Hardest Thing I’ll Ever Do

I am living proof that a person can move through life and seem well-adjusted, even capable, while drowning inside. → Read More

A Story About What I Would Tell You If You Came Back

I would tell you that I’m so glad you’re back, I really am. But … we need to take things slow. After all, you did leave me. → Read More

I Am Slowly Learning To Be My Own Soulmate

Until I learn to embrace myself fully—all aspects, every bit of shame that I have not faced—I cannot move forward. I will always run in circles. → Read More

I Am Hopelessly Addicted To Love

I know that I’m a love addict, that I care about finding someone and being in love more than I care about figuring out my life for myself. I know that I have serious attachment issues. → Read More

I Still Can’t Escape The Memories Of You

I don’t know if I came here to feel soothed or tear myself apart all over again. → Read More

When I Can’t Sleep Because Of Missing You

It’s happened again. → Read More

This Is The Future You Deserve

In order to get the future you deserve, you must believe it into reality. → Read More

How To Love A Woman Who Has Had To Survive On Her Own

She’s a special person, the woman who never had any help. → Read More

How Long Am I Going To Still Miss You?

Everything that I do reminds me of you in some way or another. I cannot even touch myself anymore without crumbling at the knowledge that I’ll never feel the tender electricity of your embrace agai… → Read More

I Want To Let You Go, But I’m Too Angry

Fuck you for letting me go and fuck me for letting myself fall for you. → Read More