He is gone. Not the “small-time” gone. Not the “see you later” gone. Not the “be back soon” gone. He’s forever gone.
I was so focused on having the American Dream that I didn’t even realize that I wasn’t with my dream guy.
I really thought I was going to love you forever. I caught myself getting lost in moments of embrace, thinking about how I couldn’t wait to wake up next to you every day.
1. “Lean on your friends, 100%, especially in the first week or two. If you need one of your friends to sleep over, ask them to sleep over.
I am learning to focus on me. I am learning that having feelings is nothing to be afraid of or ashamed of. I am learning to trust again. I am learning to be kind to myself. I am learning to be emotionally vulnerable.
This is one of the most beautiful things about your young heart. That it can experience such pain and yet keep going and keep opening, because it knows that when it finds love again, after knowing pain, it will be that much sweeter.
Aquarius: Trying to detach yourself from the situation and avoid your feelings is only going to prolong the pain and make everything worse; breathe it in, feel it, acknowledge it, talk about it with those you trust, and then give ourself as much time as you need in order to heal.
Glad I’m NOT the boyfriend here!
“I didn’t think I’d make it through the breakup the first time around. If I tried to win her back and she turned me down, I don’t think I could deal with it all over again.”
You inspired me and gave me the confidence I sorely needed. I know that I will never be able to forget you.