Your real friends are not the ones who shatter you. They are the ones that help you pick up your broken parts and stitch them back together. They are your wolf pack who growl at anyone who tries to eat you alive. They are your sisters by choice, and your sisters forever.
But at a certain point, when the rain stops and the sun starts to peak out from the dark clouds that like to weigh on you, you realize that you have to stop waiting. You need to remind yourself of who you were before you met the boy that left you.
I’m sending you a winged eyeliner tutorial. Truthfully, I should’ve done this a long time ago.
Heartbreak. It’s an inevitable part of our lives that we can’t seem to run away from. It stings you, it shakes your whole being, and it leaves you reaching for anything that you can hold on to. It is a coming of age marker in your life that can either leave you broken or reborn.
If someone is a bully, we obviously will start belting out “Mean” to scare him or her away.
Having a mini breakdown every time you hear “Angel” by Sara McLachlan during the ASPCA commercial, but feeling better after reading that she herself can’t watch that commercial without losing it.
Let’s start getting excited for our future instead of running for cover. Let’s celebrate that new days, new beginnings and experiences that are coming our way. Let’s celebrate the people we haven’t met yet, the love we haven’t felt yet and the friends we haven’t had yet.
“The past can hurt, but the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it” – The Lion King
I’ve come to find that maybe some people don’t understand what it feels like to have loved another person with every bone in your body. I’ve come to find that maybe some people don’t understand love.
I still miss you sometimes. Maybe I miss you all the time. But, this isn’t a love letter to you. It’s a letter for me, to remind myself to keep on healing and to keep on going.