“you deserve better.”
it was a phrase my dearest people expressed over and over and over again. in the pit of my soul i knew it was true, but my heart kept me from believing its simplicity. when salty tears, deep hurt, and blunt evidence can’t shake you from accepting those three words, perhaps you can cling to another overused truth, “time heals all wounds.” it’s taken me eighteen months to experience how it should feel, and never have i been more grateful for a glimpse into the other side. the simplest actions swell my heart, the kindest gestures capture my attention & the most sincere words ignite the most genuine of grins.
“you deserve better,” are words i never want to hear again, because better is quite possibly on the horizon, & a taste of the reality feels pretty damn good.