I hate that I can’t see you every day, but no matter the miles and days and hours that separate us, you are never far from me.
People change. People are selfish. People abandon you. Yes, it hurts. Yes, it is devastating at times. But ultimately it is not your fault.
But I believe strength is holding on to those people who make your life worth living.
When partners do not choose each other day after day, trust and commitment erode away.
I refuse to let you be alone in this. I refuse to give up on you, and I’ll be damned if I let what someone else did draw the ending to these chapters we have been forced into.
The Perpetually Single Friend: Good for needing an excuse to get dressed up and hit the club. Bad for deep conversations, work events.
But before that happens I would have to forget about the words you’ve told me in the past.
You tell me I’m beautiful even when the mirror convinces me otherwise.
I won’t keep destroying myself by putting the experience of finding unconditional love in another.
You don’t have to make any apologies for who you are, you don’t need to hide parts of yourself, or create this illusion of someone you feel you should be