(...) our journey has been a long one. We met amidst chaos, we lived together mostly happily, we lived together mostly unhappily, and our love has shifted in so many different ways. We aren’t perfect, but we’re in love, and that makes the bad days worth it. We both have our share of problems, and we’ve always done our best to make sure we keep the other’s in mind, but sometimes that’s hard. Sometimes we lose track of that, and think a bit more selfishly.
I have been especially selfish in our relationship. I am terrible at taking care of myself, so I expected her to, a lot.
That’s always the case in life..what you could’ve done differently. I linger on the negative, I run away from pain, I make brash changes in my life because of one moment. Those moments are what I’m trying to rid from my mind. Not to forget them, but to learn from them and know how to better myself from them; to make sure that I’m wearing my scars, not with pride, but with caution so I don’t earn any more like them. (...)