The worst part is, you aren’t going to grow from everything that happened between us.
Be careful with how much you give toxic humans because they aren’t going to feel bad when you burn yourself out.
I hope you’re doing okay, but that doesn’t mean walking away was an overreaction. It doesn’t mean I regret anything that happened between us. It doesn’t mean you were right all along or that you deserve an apology. It doesn’t mean that you were innocent, after all.
You’re valid, no matter what part of the journey you’re on. It doesn’t matter whether you’re ready to share your truth with the world, whether you’re posting subtle hints on social media, or whether you’re just starting to accept yourself. You are deserving of kindness and respect and all the love in the world — especially from yourself.
Maybe they’re the one who got away for a reason. Maybe you weren’t meant for forever. Maybe the short time that you spend together was enough.
When you love someone, forever doesn’t sound as scary — but that doesn’t mean there’s zero hesitation, zero worries, zero doubts.
Stop playing nice in order to keep the peace. Especially when it’s disturbing your peace.
You shouldn’t discount your entire journey, simply because you didn’t reach your intended destination. You shouldn’t ignore all of your hard work, all the hours you spent trying your hardest. You should be proud of yourself for how much effort you put in. You should celebrate the fact that you were brave enough to take a chance on yourself.
Love should make you feel full. Not empty. Not misunderstood or unappreciated.
Remember, a person’s sexuality doesn’t change based on who’s sleeping in bed beside them.