We forget that we need to be hurt, torn down a little sometimes. Experiences like this teach us that we are never broken.
6. The Idea.
4. We can’t compartmentalize. If something is wrong in one part of our life, it will likely consume our thoughts in other parts of life as well.
1. They understand that you will write about the things you care about – namely, them. And they are okay with this.
Texting and walking is just not feasible – at least not without looking up every other second. You will run into a fellow pedestrian, a biker, a pole, a dog…yes, I learned the hard way.
You’ll wrestle with the little things – what to do with all the framed pictures, or how to acknowledge her birthday. You won’t want to throw away the photos or ignore the birthday, but you also won’t want to do what you’ve always done, acting as if everything is normal – because it’s not.
But admitting these desires made me feel weak, as if I was a less independent woman.
As with every aspect of life, balance is key – even when it comes to love.
I’m a small town girl, always have been.
A little over a year ago, I was facing the beginning of sobriety and in a really dark place in my life. These are the words of encouragement from friends and family, words that eventually helped me to pick up the pieces and rebuild myself – so I am passing them on in hopes they can do the same for someone else.