Read This If You Have No One To Say ‘I Love You’ To


I’d like to first tell you that, you are a person who is meant to be in this world. You have purpose, whether you see it or not. You are beautiful, whether you know it or not.

Just because you have no one ‘special’ in your life, does not mean that you are anything less than people that do. Just because you have no one to say ‘I love you’ to in the morning when you first wake up, and at night when you are going to bed, does not mean that you are not loved.

And just because you don’t have a significant other in your life right now, doesn’t mean you never will. I know you crave intimacy, and someone to protect you when you feel weak, but the truth is, you don’t need a boyfriend or girlfriend.

You have yourself, darling. You have you to rebuild strength, and to shine brighter by yourself. And you have yourself to love.

I know it gets lonely sometimes. I know at night as you look at the empty side of your bed, you wish things were different. Maybe someone just broke up with, or you have been single for years; whatever the case may be, I know it’s hard. I know it gets dark at times.

But the truth is, with loneliness, comes growth and awareness. Feel that loneliness and sadness, and embrace it. Feel everything all at once. Cry. And then, acknowledge that you are still breathing. You are still living. And surviving.

And the truth is, you are much stronger than you think you are.

You are more resilient than you think. You have a lot of strength in you that you never have noticed before. You have a lot of love inside of you that you have yet to use.

Never forget that you are lovable. Never forget that you are special. And you are a rare light, that shines on everything that you do and everything that you are. Don’t beat yourself up for not having someone else to love. Don’t feel like you are anything less than someone else because of this.

One day, someone will see all that you are and all that you want to be. One day, you will meet someone who will never give up on you. One day, you will meet someone who will want to spend forever with you, and who will be telling the truth when they say that.

Don’t give up on yourself.

And most importantly, don’t give up love. Don’t give up on a happy ending. And don’t give up on hope even in the dark. Thought Catalog Logo Mark


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