Maybe your heart has already let them go, maybe it even let them go a long time ago. And what you really need to do, in order to heal yourself, is just to learn how to love your own company again.
“You’re not afraid to love. You’re just afraid of not being loved back.”
Maybe my world fell apart because is it not in its designated solar system anymore and I have become this dysfunctional system – intoxicated, corrupted, and incapable.
I will never forget the time that we woke up next to each other and my sister came in my room after she had gotten ready for the day. Clay looked at me and asked, “Anabel why don’t you look like that when you wake up?”
Because you don’t deserve someone better, you deserve perfection. And perfection took time to take place.
Do not embrace me and ask me to make you stay.
Do not kiss my eyes and beg them not to cry.
“I love you too. I am sorry for hurting you.”
Sometimes the pain will seep through your busy schedule. Let it in. But don’t let it ruin your day. Give yourself some time to be sad, but put a time limit on it and have a plan for immediately afterwards.
The Single Girl’s Guide To Living And Laughing (And Sometimes Loving) is a book full of essays on the different stages of love.
The truth is, I’d never have fallen in love with you if you didn’t make me.