However strong and independent a person may be, the fracturing of a relationship can also mean the fracturing of the self-concept.
One of the most painful parts of a breakup is that it up-ends things as you’ve come to know them.
When that happens, you can’t help but be influenced and eventually move in the same direction. It’s all a healthy part of being with someone fully, and part of the unpredictable magic of relationships.
A breakup means the undoing of this merging, which is painful to go through.
You’re here, I know, because you’re holding onto hope by a tiny little thread.
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