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An Open Letter To The Friends I’ve Lost

Friendships shape you. Some friendships build you up, keep you going and support you when you just don’t have the strength to face another day. Some friendships are toxic; they break you down and hurt you, but out of all the heartbreak you come out as a stronger and better version of yourself.

No matter what type of friendship it is, it has a purpose in your life.

There are friends that I used to have that are no longer in my life, but that does not mean I don’t appreciate everything that those friends did for me. I know that I wouldn’t be alive today, let alone the version of myself I am now, had I not had those friends.

So from the bottom of my heart: thank you.

Thank you for supporting me and loving me when I did not know how to love myself.

Thank you for moulding me into the person I am finally proud to be.

Thank you for leading me closer to my purpose and thank you for allowing me the absolute honor of having you all own a piece of my heart.

Just because you are no longer in my lives does not mean that I do not love you with every inch of my soul. Any past fights or horrible words said I’ve long forgotten and forgiven, and I hope you’ve done the same. I only think of you with love. I reminisce in happy memories and look back on my time with you with absolute love. There’s no regret in my heart.

I know that you are also no longer with me for a reason. Maybe we will reconnect one day or maybe we won’t. But each of you changed my life for the better, and for that I am forever grateful to you. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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