Essentially what you should be asking yourself is who’s worth suffering for and what’s worth the pain? Essentially, life is more about picking your battles rather than avoiding them.
Maybe they acted like your pain was more of a burden than anything else. Maybe they acted like they didn’t want to hear it.
I want to be remembered for my heart
for the words I draw
of what it means to be human.
So for him, I sacrificed my extra-curricular activities. I sacrificed a friendship that I truly valued. Because I wanted to prove to him that I also give and take in the relationship. But it was not enough.
They say, “Yes you will suffer.” But they don’t say, “But you will also experience the deepest of joys. You will experience the births and deaths of the greatest of loves.
How often do we feel the spoken and unspoken question asked, “Who are you to suffer–who are you to cry trauma or claim hardship–when there’s x y and z happening in the world?”
The ones who cry themselves to sleep,
Yet appear to have smiles running deep.
No one can get through life without a bad moment. That’s just it though, it’s just a bad moment. Is your life one moment? More importantly are you going to let one moment affect your whole life? Your life is filled with countless, different moments and lucky you, you get to choose which ones define you and which don’t.
“It’s like you’re stuffed into a small box and someone starts sucking out the air.” — Female
I want someone who understands rejection, someone who has been haunted by loneliness and someone who has been broken before but still knows how to love.