An Open Letter To The Boy I Didn’t Love Back

Twenty20 / @Abeshoots

I would like to begin by apologizing, I’m sorry that I love you in a different way than you love me.

You deserve so much more than the love I cannot give you.

The universe has a cruel way of ensuring the people we love do not love us back.

The time we could have had together would have been beautiful. I know you would have made me feel loved and cherished in a way I’ve never felt before. I know you would have treated me like a princess. I know I would have been your everything. And I always tell myself if I ever come across a boy like you again I will never let go.

I am so sorry I let go.

Maybe the timing was wrong, but maybe everything else was too. Perhaps I was the wrong person for you. But at the same time maybe I was too selfish and untrusting. Maybe my fear of getting hurt again ruined what could have been the best thing in my life.

You deserve someone who will genuinely love you.

You deserve someone who will enjoy each and every one of your ridiculous puns and your silly jokes. Someone who will bring you pizza at 2 a.m. just because you mentioned you were hungry. You deserve a girl who will get butterflies in her stomach every time your name is mentioned. A girl that will write you love letters just as beautiful as the ones you have written her.

You deserve happiness.

You deserve someone who was made for loving you.

I am thankful for your friendship and the way you treat me now, regardless of the pain I have caused you. I am thankful for the smiles in the hallway and the occasional “How’s life going?” text.

Thank you for understanding.

Thank you for treating me well.

Thank you for being a friend to me when I desperately needed one. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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