Letting go does not mean erasing your mind of all that came before. Letting go just means giving yourself permission to start again.
It doesn’t matter if they are gone now. It just matters how they made you feel, and how they made you see yourself. It doesn’t matter if you never see them again. It just matters what they left inside of your soul.
You let her go when you didn’t meet her half-way. When she reached out but you pulled away, when she tried to get closer and you distanced yourself, when she tried to understand you and you left her even more puzzled.
If you are strong enough, and if you are brave enough, you will not see this illness as a flaw, or something to try to erase. You will see it as another reason to love and to adore her. You will see it as something she has, but not something that she is.
Fall in love with the texture of her hair. Fall in love with the curve of her spine. Fall in love with the rise and fall of her chest.
A story where, after the honeymoon phase is over, the gravity of their issues comes to light, but they’re still able to work things out.
Say ‘no’ to ghosting. You can do this. Go out there and be ‘not shitty.’
Date someone who makes you want to be the kind of partner you’ve always wanted to have.
Your relationship status does not define you and it absolutely should not impact the amount of love you feel.
After the 200th call that started with ‘Hey, you like, know computers, right?’.