When the world has torn into you and left your kindness in shreds, when the unfairness of the world itself gets to you, I need you to remember this. You are needed.
It’s time to see yourself as the wonderfully complex being you are—flawed but original, imperfect but beautiful.
They choose to embrace their emotions instead of ignoring them. They would never pretend that their feelings for someone don’t exist.
Be kind to others but be even kinder to yourself. Let yourself rest when you need to. Let yourself breathe when you need to. Let yourself fall in love with every single part of you — even the parts that aren’t so beautiful.
This is me choosing you. This is me putting you first and giving you my undivided attention. This is me getting over all the old games and the meaningless flings and being real with you.
We don’t want our hearts to break, ever, and the only preparation that will protect us from it, is choosing not to love at all.
Father, please be with this boy I loved. Show him how powerful you are, how big your heart is. Show him the love you want for him—a love that is pure, passion, and honorable to both him, and you.
except when it’s 11:33 PM
and I’ve had a moment where I realize
I’m holding space for you.
You are allowed to delete his number from your phone and block him from every social media account you own.
You miss being carefree. Not giving a damn. When you didn’t know what sadness felt like. You miss not knowing what pain was. What loss was. What longing was.