Understand that closing your heart off is not going to make you any happier.
I didn’t feel the connection I read about having. I didn’t feel sparks fly, even though I felt nerves when I saw you or turned down the dirt road leading to your driveway.
You are happier alone than in an unpredictable relationship.
Every now and then, something bad happens and that’s just it. It happened.
I stopped looking down and behind and looked up and forward.
You start to think about what’s next. You start to picture yourself in different places. You mindlessly start scrolling through job searches in random towns just to see what you can find.
Years have passed; I still know your patterns.
Does she think she knows you?
Or are you just good at mimicking those around you?
While we’re predisposed to pay attention to red flags, we often ignore our own emotional warning signs that indicate it’s time to move on.
It’s hard to let go, but it’s harder to be unhappy.
I knew a girl who laughed when she was sad. And she was always laughing. Nothing was funny, nothing at all, but she laughed anyway.