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An Open Letter To Every Broken Heart

This one is for the girls.

An Open Letter To Every Broken Heart
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To all the girls going through heartbreak-- I promise you that there will be a day where you are sitting in your bed at three in the morning and laugh about how sad you once were.

You will look at old pictures and videos and not feel a single ounce of sadness. You will smile at the fond memories you had made, but you will not yearn to make more like you once had.

I found myself scrolling through my notes on my iPhone the other day, out of pure boredom. I found one, from this past summer that read:

"There is a love of your life and a love for your life. The love of your life will be your weak point for a long time, but it won't work-- while the love for your life is the one that works in a complete way. There's one that is right, and one that you want to be right."

Relationships are a good way for us to grow into who we are as a person. Whether it be romantic or not, every person we form a bond with has an impact on our character in some way or another. When we think we are in love with someone, we can be blinded to the damage we are doing to ourselves in the name of a relationship that was nothing more than a life lesson.

But it's hard to realize that. It takes time. It involves pain and suffering, and many mascara stained pillow cases. We crave the love we see in magazines and movies. We strive to have a loving relationship like the ones written about in great novels, but we find ourselves holding on to those who are not fit for our story.

You will find someone who makes you smile from ear to ear when you think about them. You will find the person who's laugh makes you want to jump up and down on your bed in joy. You will find someone who's touch and scent consume you and make you feel at home and safe. Most importantly, you will feel this way not only in the first two months of your relationship but the longevity of it. You will find someone who is willing to give their all just to see you crack a smile. You will find someone who will stand on rooftops and shout their love for you.

You will find someone who makes you forget about all of the nights you spent crying over boys who did not know your worth. That person will fix all of the bruises and tears in your heart. You will look back, and be thankful that every other person you had been with until that point had led you to this feeling of pure bliss. You may not realize it now, but it is coming soon. You are strong, you are not alone, and there is a light at the end of this tunnel. I promise you.

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