Disclaimer: I am aware the situation outlined in this article is not unique to one gender or sexuality. However, it is written by, and from the perspective of, a straight woman. Feel free to change pronouns as you read to suit your situation.
One of my dear friends had her heart broken this week. It’s difficult to see her in so much pain because, like most of us, I’ve been there. As I tried to think of ways to comfort her, I thought back to my past breakups. What did my friends do that actually helped?
So far this month we’ve talked about what to do when our lives are falling apart, being betrayed by the person we love and bringing peace into our lives despite all that. We’ve even created a playlist to help deal with the pain.
Well, my friends, I’ve got another playlist for you today! This one is less about the pain and more about the empowerment that comes after. Once we’ve pulled ourselves out of the ocean of emotion and start to remember who we are. That is what this playlist is all about. It’s experiencing the ebb and flow of emotions, but still picking yourself up everyday and charging forward into life with a fierceness.
“You have something they don’t. Strength.”
This was not supposed to be today’s post. In fact, I hadn’t even had the idea for it until last night, but once it hit me, I knew I had to write it.
This is for those that gave their all to a relationship and were stabbed in the back by the one person they loved most. For those that summoned the strength to heal, move on, give love another chance and have now found themselves betrayed, yet again. If you’re standing there holding your heart in your hands and have no idea what to do with it anymore… this one’s for you.
January 2018 is the month of healing on Argent & Or and there is nothing that heals quite like music. I find that taking time to feel every emotion from sadness to anger, confusion to resolution, is extremely important in the healing process. That’s why I’ve put together this playlist for the brokenhearted Argent & Or reader. Since I can’t send you all an individual bouquet of your favorite flowers, here is my gift to you. A culmination of songs to kick-start your emotional journey.
If you’ve come across any of these relationship difficulties, I hope this offers you some comfort in knowing that they are totally normal. Relationships are hard and that’s ok. Continue reading “Relationships Are Hard & That’s Ok”
I don’t regret my first love. I don’t regret anything I said, did, or hoped for. I don’t regret loving another human being completely and unconditionally. And neither should you. Continue reading “A Year After The Breakup: Where I Am Now”