Thank you for breaking my heart into a thousand pieces and making me recollect myself, because I would never appreciate myself unless I had to protect myself from the love I had for you.
You see, once a single woman sees her worth and builds her kingdom for herself, a man simply compliments this empire – he cannot ever take it.
“Every time you remember something great about them and you start to miss them, counter it with something about them that really used to frustrate you or upset you or annoy you. There will be way more stuff than you expect.”
My husband knew that he was gay. For that, he didn’t have to ruin my life. He didn’t have to marry me.
“She told me she had lost fifteen pounds and without meaning to I just looked at her and said ‘Oh’ and was visibly surprised, because it definitely did not look like that. Before you judge me for being an asshole, she left me for not making enough money. I’m a teacher.”
“Long intro, short conclusion, strong hypothesis, but nothing to back it up. Details are important. If you want to be believed, back it up with proof.”
I’m not ready to re-tell my stories, not willing to map a new course.
Letting you go has been the hardest thing I’ve done in my life, because I never let go of things I love, unless they give me a reason to. Unless the heartache is much more than just tears.
Don’t expect an explanation to bring you closure. More often than not, the explanation will piss you off when you first hear it.
Time isn’t going to make all the hurt go away. And it’s not going to make your anxiety go away. But you will learn how to deal with it, without him.