This Is What It Was Like To Love Him

Unsplash Daryn Bartlett
Unsplash Daryn Bartlett

“What was it like to love him? Asked Gratitude.
It was like being exhumed, I answered, and brought to life in a flash of brilliance.

What was it like to be loved in return? Asked Joy.
It was like being seen after a perpetual darkness, I replied. To be heard after a lifetime of silence.

What was it like to lose him? Asked Sorrow. There was a long pause before I responded:
It was like hearing every goodbye ever said to me—said all at once.”  TC mark

More From Thought Catalog

Does struggling with your skin condition feel like being stuck in a toxic relationship?

Coping with a skin condition like Hidradenitis Suppurativa can wreak havoc on your life, much like toxic relationships. It can be obsessive, affect your sleep, performance, and family. It can feel like a draining internal and external battle.

Understand the Patterns
  • Fragile boxes, fragile heart: saying goodbye to our first home – Postcards for Findlay

    […] box and Tom’s hand, my arms aching to hold the baby we were forced to leave behind. As Lang Leav so poignantly describes, losing Findlay was like hearing every goodbye ever said to […]

blog comments powered by Disqus