Choose Wisely (Who You Love)

lifestyle, love, thinkpiece October 22, 2019

Our choices are many within the bodega of love.

Some seek love as an additive to an ever-growing happiness. Others, as a substitute for its ever-present absence within.

B8E313E5-CB6D-49EB-AFBF-20DA7E2E9D4FOur approaches to it differ–why we’re seeking, when, and with whom; but our seeking reveals that all of us want it. Wholeheartedly.

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So much so, that there are times when we give our love away, blinded by the possibility of finding it–once and for all, after so many years of seeking.

And it’s not out of lack of love for ourselves.

9060E6BC-CDA9-4CE3-9EDF-7AC1C60BD0AESometimes we find ourselves coupled with living, breathing facades, heavily invested in selling us smoke and mirrors. But partners who are cowards to their true reflection aren’t partners at all, they’re just cowards. (And they come in size, “friend,” as well.)

CB3BF0CC-4EF7-4D88-BA65-F5ECA648A34FNo matter who they are to you, love is the last thing they’re seeking…and what for? When your validation is far cheaper a cost?

But your way of loving is something money can’t buy. In the bodega of relationships–romantic and platonic– I beg you, choose wisely.

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