At the end of the day, we only have ourselves.
Our struggles are a constant reminder of our resilience, of our strength and determination. Because we can’t just make our struggles disappear, and we can’t just leave them behind either, but we can deal with them.
Standing alone is better than standing with the wrong people. Standing alone is better than changing who you are so you can please others.
Don’t you dare think you can close our door, but keep it opened just a crack, in case you want to return when your legs aren’t as unsteady.
It teaches you how to become a skilled warrior when it comes to fighting life’s toughest battles.
I wish you had never taught me how to be alone and love it because now I got used to it. Now I don’t fight to get out of it. Now it’s my second home.
When you feel disconnected from everyone around you, it means you’re growing, you’re evolving, you’re becoming a new and improved version of yourself, you’re changing and people don’t react well to change.
We try to fill the void. Some write. Some reach for the pill bottle. Others run until their feet blister, work until dawn, or drink until they can’t see. We go to bed with strangers, and enter relationships with completely wrong people.
Please don’t think these feelings are going to remain. You will one day understand that loneliness is an okay feeling. Loneliness is something that you need to feel.
It’s interesting that some people view functioning coping skills as abnormal qualities. What a strange world we live in when self-love and taking personal responsibility for self is seen as odd.