‘You Can Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve, Even If It’s Broken,’ And Other Notes On Vulnerability With Band VOILÀBy Marisa Donnelly
I’m slowly learning to be okay with late arrivals, with things not being done on time, with delays and hurdles and starting over. I’m slowly learning how to let things expire.
It’s hard for her to trust you because every time she trusts a man, he breaks her heart. Every time she takes a risk, she ends up being disappointed. Every time she falls in love, they fall out of it. She doesn’t know what do anymore. She doesn’t know how to read the signs.
You are allowed to let people go. You are allowed to feel upset for not getting what you deserve.
I choose to trust
there are the ugliest of humans in this world
and humans who will light your heart on fire if you just choose to trust
Learn to wait. Learn to be patient.
Trust that things will work out.
Life is about more than work and marriage and success. It’s about being a good person. It is about appreciating every person that enters and exits your life whilst you have them. It is about living a wholesome life tailored to you. It’s about making mistakes and learning from them. It’s about falling in love with the wrong people so when the right ones come along you know how to appreciate them.
Men like you are the reason she’s tough. The reason she learned not to trust every pretty face.
Our brains are hurricanes of ‘what ifs’. Our minds are miles and miles of questions. Of unanswered messages. Of cancelations. Of suspicion. Of losing control.
To him, you are disposable. You are temporary. You are nothing.