We fought as hard as we loved. But love we did. It took five-years for us to figure out it wasn’t working anymore. Neither of us have any interest in converting, and this here was the biggest issue in our relationship. Religion.
No I don’t want to smile when I need to release some tears. I don’t want to be positive every moment of the day- because I’m human and that is exhausting.
You looked at me with eyes full of joy, hoping that I would take you home and give you a new life full of opportunity and puppy treats. Oh how I wish that I could have.
These emotions are visitors to the vessel that I am, and I love them, and feel them.
This is a picture of what insomnia can be, and the hidden emotional costs of this debilitating condition.
Being a son or daughter of Christ is your identity.
It’s okay to say, ‘I am fine. I am moving on. I am letting go. I am beginning again.’
Your friends without kids will still be your friends but it won’t be exactly the same. This speaks for itself. They will love you always but you can’t day drink (or night drink for that matter) as freely and openly as you once could.
You smile and act grateful for your luck, but your soul twists as you feel the guilt.
“Mine was not being able to talk. Literally, I couldn’t voice any thought because depression made me believe my opinions didn’t matter. I forgot what my voice sounded like.” — Jane S.