And as you move on and try and heal you’ll search for them in the eyes of strangers just hoping and praying you find a familiarity that feels like home and it’s there you will find yourself again.
I asked you if you would remember me years later when we’re busy forgetting the times we felt alive
2017, you showed me how to love myself across months of confusion, mayhem, and sorrow.
And this is where it needs to end.
I’m learning now, to let go of the me I used to think I wanted to be, and with that I’ve found a new appreciation and acceptance for the life I already have.
Long gone are late nights spent chasing a “good time,” losing my phone in bar bathrooms, being the wobbly chick your friend has to prop up against a wall, throwing up in corners and waking up in strangers’ beds.
I gave myself permission to be a tad more selfish than normal, and I think it helped me grow into the person I am today.
The Necessary Goodbye: When you say this goodbye, your future starts to open. It’s one of the biggest favors you can do yourself.
1. You’re not happy. You’re always crying. You’re feeling down all the time and it’s affecting your well-being, your productivity, your energy and your mood. 2. Your contact is diminishing.
Deep down, you know you’re okay. And as you walk with him to the bus stop, the conversation is light until a bus comes. He smiles, wishes you bon voyage. You ask him if you’re okay, if you’re good. He smiles and nods. He boards the bus, you walk home.