I wish I could heal your broken heart, I wish I could find some way to cure it with my touch or string together the perfect words to make you feel better, but I can’t.
There’s nothing I could do to help lift the weight on your chest that feels like it’s suffocating you. There’s nothing I can say that can help you sleep easier at night without him. There’s nothing I can do to help you heal this pain you’re feeling because at the end of the day the only person you really want there is him, and he’s not there anymore.
It breaks my heart because I hate seeing you suffer like this. I hate seeing you break down in the middle of the afternoon, I hate seeing you have to force a smile so you won’t cry, I hate seeing you try so hard to act like you’re okay in front of others when they ask where he is.
I wish I could make you strong, I wish I could fight your battles, I wish I could make you see that you’re better off without him but that’s not how it works.
I wish I could figure out a way to help you more. I wish there was more I could do. I wish I had the magic touch to heal your broken pieces but the only thing I can do is be there for you and remind you that your heart is not glass and you will not stay broken forever.
In love there is heartbreak and it’s inevitable most of the time but that doesn’t mean you’re ever prepared for it, that doesn’t mean the pain hurts any less when the time comes and your heart breaks.
We both know I can’t heal your broken heart but I can be there for you, and I will be. I know you think the only person who can make you feel better is him but I promise you that’s not true. You can’t look for healing in the person who broke you. The only person who can truly heal you is you. And I will be there to remind you on days you forget.
It will take time for the sharp pain in your heart to start to fade but at some point in your life, it will. One morning you will wake up and he won’t be the first thing on your mind, and that is something I can promise you. I can promise you it will get better. You might never get your whole heart back from him, you might not be able to glue back all the broken pieces he left behind but you will heal. You will heal at your own pace and you will get a little bit stronger each day without him.
So, for now, I won’t try to speed up the process, I won’t try to convince you you’re okay because I know you’re not. Instead, I will listen to you when you just want to talk about him, maybe it’s a day you miss him and you just need to reflect on the good times. Maybe it’s a day you hate him and are filled with rage, and you just need him to bitch about him. Maybe it’s a day you don’t know what you’re feeling but you know talking about him will help you in some way. No matter what kind of day it is I will be there to listen to you and let you get everything off your chest.
I will be there for you when you can’t take being alone, when you just need some company and someone to sit with on the couch. I will be there for you when need to get out of your house and just go for a drive. I will be there for you when you’re sobbing uncontrollably over the way things ended. I will do all I can for you by just being there in any way when you need me.
I will be there for you the entire journey, just like I was there before the heart break, will continue to be there after it. I know I can’t heal your broken heart but I can be there for you and I will be. You shouldn’t have to heal on your own.