Why I Don’t Believe in this Love Concept of “The One”

The One will be replaced by A New One after you break up

Three figures. On the left a Blob inside a trash can holding down a sign “The One.” In the middle a blond-haired Blobina holding hands with a new dude that’s standing on her right-hand side. He’s holding a sign with “The New One.”
Illustration made by the author

You thought they were The One.

You told the world about it. Their face was plastered all over your social media. Until a tiny disagreement erupts into a breakup. You part ways and stop speaking to each other. Radio silence. Suddenly, a new face pops up on…




Stories about relationship and love. All kind of relationships, love, child-parent, boss-employee, but must have a relationship character.

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Gracia Kleijnen

Gracia Kleijnen

Writing for progress. Personal Growth, Relationships, Mental Health, Tooling, Google Sheets & *Failed Ventures. Work with me: https://bit.ly/Gracia-Writes

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