there are individual battles, hard fought, likely justifiable, maybe on some level a rebalancing of things. regardless, meaningful and reality shifting….
there’s a point in every relationship when you finally get past the need to sell yourself, to show off your best qualities and virtues, and even bullshit a little about who you’re not really at all….
when you choose to love someone you will have to reach to stretch yourself past your comforts your practiced expectations your walls and barriers. . . while they may be another part of you they are not you and must be respected as such embrace the knowns and the unknowns for nothing else defines a…
can be difficult sometimes
my romantic self
wants to kiss you
hold your hand
to stare into your eyes
in quiet knowing
and disappear the noisy world…
life has a funny, yet brutal way of bringing us back to the sore spots. sometimes, they’re so well masked we didn’t know they were still doing us harm, just beneath the surface of our process of clumsily clambering for understanding and self-realization….
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