Don’t Give Up On Love, Pretty Girl

Mateus Lunardi Dutra
Mateus Lunardi Dutra

Hold that head high, pretty girl. You are enough.

Remember your strength, pretty girl. Even at your lowest point, when he walked away and everything else subsequently shattered, even then you did not fall to the ground.

You may have stumbled, but you didn’t go down.

You know this already, pretty girl. I’m just here to remind you. You know how much you cracked, but yet you stayed in one piece. In the weirdest of ways, you felt so good when you felt so bad.

Walk into every room like you own it, pretty girl. Dance the night away.

You know who you are, pretty girl. You might as well love yourself. Dance with your friends or dance alone in your room. Dance in the rain like you did with your sister, like you always wanted to do with him but he refused. Whatever you do, don’t forget to dance.

Don’t think too much, pretty girl. You will never have all the answers. Some things will never make sense, and thinking won’t change the outcome. But that’s okay because it’s only life.

You have so much love to give, pretty girl. Give a little bit every day. Share it with everyone. Don’t limit your love to one. He may have convinced you that your love is too big for one person, but don’t let that stop you.

I know you miss him, pretty girl.

I know you miss him when the rain falls down and the sun disappears because all you can think about is driving away.

I know you miss him when the game comes on and you’re watching it alone. Watch it anyway.

I know you miss him when you wake up in the middle of the night with no one by your side. Next time you wake up in the middle of the night, remember that he was never by your side. Look around you. Remember that now you’ve got the whole damn bed to yourself.

Pretty girl, the sun, the moon, and the stars – they’re all yours for the taking, if only you reach high enough.

So reach even higher pretty girl. You can. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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