You stay found by investing yourself.
It doesn’t mean I’m holding on; it means I’m retracing my steps. And when I try to fit my feet back in the footprints that I left when I was with you, I can’t. Because we’re both pointing in different directions.
You’re celebrating your one year anniversary together and you’ve bought a house in her hometown, 500 miles away. I want to say it’s not fair, but it’s even more unfair for me to get in the way of your happiness.
The truth is I don’t know if this will ever stop hurting. But what I do know is that I can finally focus in the moments where some beauty, or kindness, or compassion reminds me of her. In those instants I feel my mom’s strength and I remember what she always wanted me to be: happy.
You are a stain I don’t want to paint over, or wash out, or ever get rid of, even when my mother offers to do it for me. I just tell her that I’ll get around to doing it eventually, but we both know I never will.
You keep on believing that everything will be alright, and it will be back just like it was before, but the truth is it won’t, no matter how much you want to believe that, you’re becoming hurt and lost because of this relationship.
Stalking them online will only bring you pain, so it is best to delete and block. If they post a picture of themselves smiling or with someone else it may feel like your heart is being broken all over again.
When you lose a lover, you lose half of your heart; when you lose your best friend, you lose half of your soul.
At some point, you will fall out of love.
When you fall in love with someone you aren’t compatible with: Contrary to popular belief, it does happen. Your perfect match and the person you love do not always have to be synonymous.