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You Deserve To Love And Be Loved Unapologetically

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People are always putting on labels on what should and should not be. Everyone is so obsessed with what love is and love is not, and it’s all so overrated. Everyone is unique and everyone experiences love in a different way.

I’m not here to tell you things like love is supposed to overwhelm you and make you feel everything all at once, or that love isn’t supposed to make your heart steady as rock.

I’m here to tell you this – love people in the way that you’re proud of and in the best way you can.

Some people would say that when you love someone, you’re supposed to fight for them until your very last breath. Some people would say that love is worth destroying yourself for, if it’s for the person you love. Some people would say that you could never love someone if you don’t love yourself first. Some people would say to never lose yourself in love, because you are worth so much more than that.

But despite what everyone would say, whether you end up being the good guy or the bad guy in your story, at the end of the day, you have had enough courage to feel something most people are afraid to feel- love. Your feelings are valid and nobody in this world could ever take that away from you. Listen to your gut feeling because most of the time, it’s always right.

Don’t regret walking away from something that was destroying you and taking every piece of you in the first place. Love them, but never forget to love yourself too. Don’t listen to what the world thinks because at the end of the day, it’s only you who could know what’s best for you.

Your parents could like them and your best friend could dislike them but at the end of the day, everything will always be up to you. As silly as it sounds, listen to the signs and listen to what God is trying to tell you. Listen to what the world is trying to tell you. Is it the kind of love that you’ve always wanted?

Is it the kind of love that makes you feel like you’re just settling because it actually feels great to have someone for once?

Is it the kind of love that makes you proud of both yourself and them?

Love was never about definitions and lists because love, well, love is the best thing we do. TC mark

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