we are children of dust and ashes.
…s hell-bent on changing his mind about me. I didn’t want him to actually fall back in love with me. I only wanted him to see me as the person I had become and realize that I am now everything he wanted me to be when we were together.
He vowed to be everything for her, I thought, that I could never be for him.
Wait for someone who sees you as special, not a chore or checkbox. Let someone else step up and do exactly what you’ve been hoping for —choose you, right now. With whatever they have to offer.