It's Better To Be Single Than Fight For The Wrong Relationship
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It’s Better To Be Single Than Fight For The Wrong Relationship

It’s better to be single than to fight for the wrong relationship. To fight for the wrong person. To fight for the wrong love.

It’s better to be single than to remain with the wrong someone, simply because you have history with them. Because you’re used to them. Because you cannot picture a world without them. 

It’s better to be single than to pour all of your effort into a relationship you know isn’t working. A relationship you know is making you unhappy. A relationship you know is meant to be left in your past.

It’s better to be single than to stubbornly continue dating someone who isn’t giving you everything you need. Someone who is beneath your standards. Someone who is never going to treat you the way you deserve.

It’s better to be single than to ignore the warning signs. To pretend everything is perfectly fine. To act like this is only a small bump along the road, when really, you’ve been having the same problems for a while now.

It’s better to be single than to cling to a relationship out of fear of being alone. Out of fear you aren’t going to find anyone else meant for you. Out of fear you wasted so many years of your life on the wrong person. Out of fear of starting over again, dating again, being on your own again.

It’s better to be single than to act like you’re happy in your current situation. To act like you aren’t interested in a change. To act like you’re perfectly fine with being the person who does all the work, who carries all the weight. 

It’s better to be single than to accept your unhappiness as the norm. To accept that this is as good as it’s going to get. To accept the unfair treatment you’ve been getting, even though you’ve been giving nothing but respect.

It’s better to be single than to settle for a relationship that just isn’t working. To settle for a person who just isn’t the right fit for you. To settle for a love that just isn’t what you imagined. 

It’s better to be single than to spend your time wiping away tears. To spend your time screaming through arguments. To spend your time wondering whether you’re the problem, whether you’re unlovable, whether you should be doing something differently.

It’s better to stay single than to lie to yourself about your happiness. To lie to yourself about your feelings. To lie to yourself about whether this is what you really want.

It’s better to be single than to force a relationship to work. To force your person to pay attention to you. To force yourself to believe everything is going to turn out okay. 

It’s better to be single than to fight for the wrong relationship because you’re only prolonging the inevitable. Deep down, you know you aren’t supposed to end up together. You know love isn’t supposed to be this difficult. You know you’re better off apart. TC mark

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