real love

I never thought… I never really believed love… Real love could exist… Growing up… Love was an illusion… A false promise covering empty hearts and even emptier homes… Growing up… Love was just for show… A performance only meant to show off for others… Growing up… Love was silence and secrets and brokenness…. Growing up……

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worthy

I was broken… But I didn’t know it… He loved me until… The shattered pieces…. Started to heal…. Until… I believed I was worthy of love…. And I am thankful every day…

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relief

I took a moment… Long enough to respond to my panic… To give it my time and space… And instantly I felt relief… Ironic isn’t it… The more I ignored it, denied it….pretended it wasn’t there… The more intense it grew until… I listened… I stopped… I created a healthy response… I saw it for…

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