” Some failure in life is inevitable.
It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well have not lived at all.
In which case, you fail by default.”
It’s okay to make mistakes, kid. Pick yourself up.
“You think you’re a nice guy and maybe you are, but you’re not a good guy. Good guys don’t use people to ‘figure things out’ or as rebounds or replacements. You’re not a good guy and your niceness doesn’t make up for it.”
I’m sorry. You are the love of my life and I left you for someone else. I was temped by the draw of something new, something different. I know it’s hardly an excuse, but I needed this time to realize you were the one for me all along.
It had been six years, and I was becoming bored and restless. You should have expected it, you had to have noticed my wandering eye. You must have known because you let me go without a fight. Our last week together was special and something I’ll never forget. I saw a side of you that I had never seen before, and in some ways, it felt like I was looking at you again for the very first time.
But then it was over, I packed my car, took all my things, and drove across the country to start my new life.
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Breakups blow chunks. Whether it’s an amicable breakup or a horrible, crash-and-burn situation, you’ve invested a part of you into another person and must accept that a relationship that you once nurtured is dead and gone. Brain-mapping studies have shown that the same regions of the brain are activated when an addict is going through withdrawals as when someone is going through a breakup.
1. Day of the split—contact purge.
Block them everywhere: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Skype, Snapchat and my phone, along with unfollows on Tumblr and Vine.
I would also recommend steering clear of social media for at least a day or two; you’re not going to miss out on much in the way of your virtual social life, and it’ll keep you from creeping where you should not be and from making emotional posts that will embarrass you in the future.
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There are two kinds of people in this world.
There are people who will disqualify all the good you’ve ever done for that one bad thing you did.
There are people who will still see you as beautiful as the things you did, despite your countless mistakes.
Choose who you keep close wisely.