Forget for a second that your heart was ever broken and love like you’re fifteen again with the same passion, with the same innocence, with the same purity and the same hope.
It’s just that sometimes we try to turn these temporary people into forever people but that’s not their role. They’re not meant to stay in our lives forever. God called them to be there for us for only a short period of time.
I hope you know that I still remember every word. I hope you know that when I run out of words, I read your chapter and somehow it brings me back to life.
You don’t want someone who doesn’t know how to stay.
I think this is the part where I delete your number and unfollow you and erase everything that has your name on it because you’ve taken up so much space, so much time, so much energy and so much pain.
You can always heal when you remember that you’re not hard to love, you just fell for people who couldn’t understand you and people who were incapable of loving anyone — not just you.
It teaches you how to become a skilled warrior when it comes to fighting life’s toughest battles.
Maybe being whole is just an illusion we created to escape the chains of the demons we have to face when we open up to someone or let them in.
And maybe I say that I know better now but then I find myself forgetting everything I learned as I reach out to you.
I’m slowly learning that every time I let people determine my value, I lose. Every time I give them that power, I get weaker. Every time I take their actions personally, I forget how to love myself.