You broke my heart again in the exact same way you did before.
He’ll never understand that I’m not only after his heart. But if I was, would that be such a crime?
I’ll say, “I loved him” instead of “I love you.” Is that enough to lead us somewhere new? Enough to lead us to nothing.
I guess you left me a piece of you when you held me tight. It was the first time someone had held me so close I thought time had stopped.
My mom and I both feel things like bricks and we barely know the difference between love and pain.
How strange to think that, just like that, I realized I hadn’t mattered to you at all.
Saying sorry doesn’t mean losing, which was something I had feared for the eternity of my dating life.
Trigger warning: Sexual assault A letter to a friend who was sexually assaulted: I’m sorry. I am sorry it happened, I’m sorry you have to deal with this, and I’m sorry I don’t always know what to say.
What we had was something most people search for all their lives.
Nothing could have changed the fact that you did not see a future with me.