Don't Go Looking For The One - Be The One
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Don't Go Looking For The One - Be The One

A reminder for anyone feeling down.

Don't Go Looking For The One - Be The One

Why is it in our generation that being "emotionless" is cool? That is something I have always wondered, but never elaborated upon. Kind of crazy.

I have never been a crier. I have also never told anyone, really, how I feel. I think I have screwed myself over more times than one on that one. Getting back to the point, being hurt is okay. Being hurt makes you human.

Here is the cool part. Being hurt about something means you care. It means you have thought that much about it, that your emotions have come into play, which, in my opinion, is pretty neat. It means your whole heart has been invested into something that much. Invested whether that be a boy, a girl, a job, a sister, a brother, or a heart break. Being hurt means you had something in your possession worth fighting for, and that is the biggest gift of all.

I hope most of you see where I am going with this - because it is something I want you all to hear.

I hope and pray you have enough courage and strength to chase after the person who means the most to you and always has. I promise, it hurts worse to lose them. Do not fear vulnerability.

Look around for several things, people, times, that have hurt you, and forgive.

Living in our generation, you are going to let hurt define you most of the time. It doesn't. Here's another thing I've learned: anger masks hurt. Hurt people hurt people.

I hope, finally, after several failures, you realize what it is you need to do to change things and better yourself.

Be a do-er. Do not let hurt, fear, rejection, anger, and anything that will hold you back get in the way of your future self. You are awesome. Get up, brush yourself off, and make a different mistake tomorrow. Do not go looking for the one - be the one.

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