Heart Affairs
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Heart Affairs

Sometimes Letting Go Is The Only Way Not To Lose Yourself

Love begins with attention and ends with neglect.

Love begins with attention and ends with neglect.
Pexels | Photo by JJ Jordan

I took in a stray cat once. Like most feral creatures, he survived by knowing when to leave and when to come home. There were many nights he didn’t come home.

On those nights, I paced the creaky floorboards and carried my heart like a millstone around my…

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