So forgive the person who broke your heart into what felt like a million pieces, making you think the heartbreak was irreparable, making you unsure that you could ever love again.
I heal by letting go of the mistakes, forgiving myself, and holding on to the lessons.
The person who turns your struggles back on themselves because they’re incapable of thinking of you.
I know nothing I say can take away your pain, nothing I say can make this okay, but I promise you this: even if you can’t see it or can’t comprehend at this moment, your heart will heal, and you will find love again.
In the midst of the crazy that’s been happening lately, I worry that people are living by their politics too much and abandoning respect for their fellow humans.
I’m still learning that it’s okay to feel lost at some point.
Self-love is trusting that we will stand by the standards we set. The standards for what we will and will not accept.
Dating someone with a chronic illness will teach you empathy and patience.
You’re allowed to have grown up without a father and not have issues. Yet somehow, society likes to make us think that a lot of our life and/or relationship mistakes have to do with the fact that our father wasn’t present.
The solution to these problems was a hysterectomy. So on my 32nd birthday, I went in for surgery, praying that this was the final step to my healing.