Heartache and grief have a way of burning away anything that isn’t essential.
If we don’t want to run away from happiness, we should not run away from pain as well.
But what I didn’t know then is you can’t mend a broken heart back together in a certain amount of time. You’re allowed to feel the pain and sadness for as long as you need.
Instead of asking yourself “Which path is least likely to cause pain?” Try asking yourself “What path will make the pain worth it?”