The universe is waiting and waiting and waiting. It’s waiting for you both to close the door and to courageously step out to the other side. It’s waiting for you both to trust that you can find better, to trust that you deserve more.
We accept humiliation. We accept neglect. We accept rejection. We rationalize them. We build our level of acceptance and expectations around them. We lower our own standards with our own hands.
The child that didn’t kick me hard enough for me to learn that pain could be at times a blessing.