“Don’t demand that things happen as you wish, but wish that they happen as they do happen. And you will go on well.”
The first time I hurt her, my heart was broken. That scratch I left her with became a scar in her heart.
Then I did it again. Again, I did not learn my lesson. The second time, I was devastated. She will never be as perfect as others.
The third time was the last shot. And as I write these words, I can feel her cries bouncing in the walls of my mind.
All I wanted to do was not alter her beauty.
Yet, she is just a car.
1. Stop Clinging On Objects.
We all have been there with our cars, homes, and smartphones. We spend so much time, money, and energy on them.
Yet even if we own them today, most of those material things will outlast us. So we do not own them. We are just renting them.
She was my first true love. I can still see her smile and all the good memories we built together.
She was ready to spend the rest of her life with me. However, I was unprepared to face the feud it would create within my parents and community.
I was young and abroad. I did not dare to overcome the fear of disappointing my family.
She went to build a new life far away from me.
Sometimes, I wonder how our life together could have been.
2. Stop Clinging On People.
Your family or your friends just want to protect you. Unfortunately, sometimes you will miss some opportunities just because of the fear of losing them.
Family is more than blood. And a friend who cannot accept you as you are is not the most empathic out there.
When I started working in a big company, I was impressed by the influential people…