You wouldn’t make me feel bad about it. You never do. You would be proud of me, and I know you would.
You grow up hearing the term “soulmate” being used interchangeably with “life partner,” the person you marry and want to spend the rest of your life with.
I still wonder how your day goes. I think about all those times when we would wake up next to each other with our bodies intertwined, when not even a ray of light could pass through us because we were so close together. You weren’t a morning person, but your face just lit up when I roused you with a kiss and a cup of coffee.
How could anyone say how wonderful you are all the while acknowledging that they don’t want to be with you anymore? It was bullshit to me. Maybe it still is, only now I’m the bullshitter.
You are a strong woman when you realize that in order to give to others, you need to first give to yourself.
I want to thank you for showing me what love isn’t. And in that long process, I found the only love that I will ever need – the love for myself.
Despite the popular opinion that dependence in a relationship is a bad thing, there are studies that have shown the opposite.
Why do you need to stay with a man who has a shallow mind, who keeps on using you as his emotion punching bag?
She doesn’t ask for help because she believes she can do it on her own. She wants to be strong. In psychology, we could call that the Hero complex.