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Why You Can Walk Away

"When there's nothing left to say; lift your head, smile, and walk away."

Why You Can Walk Away

There seems to be a time, in everyone's life, where they can't take 'it' anymore. Some times, the person grows from it, and some times they don't; sometimes they don't make it to the light at the end of the tunnel-- but I want you to.

So to you, the person who is at their wits ends:

Do me a favor and stay. Stay and live. God knows that I can relate to what you're going through, and I know it sucks. I know that you're sad, I know that you're hurting, and I know that you want to be happy again. Here's a hint for you: you can be.

Look around; at your family, your friends, yourself. Take a long hard look and think about each other the above three do for you... Did you think? Do you have an answer?

Does a family member constantly tear you down? Do your friends constantly stand you up? Do you hurt yourself more than you help yourself?

You think you need that family member, those friends, and the old you.. But truth is you don't. They're not helping you grow.. They're killing you.

You don't need to put up with Aunt Jill's comments about you, you can tell her how you feel, and if she doesn't change? Cut her off.

That friend who, you can't remember the last time they seemed to care about your well-being? Yeah, she's not worth the pain, cut her off.

And you. Why do you say such mean things? Why do you make yourself feel that way? Change that attitude and make a change.

Turns out, that you ACTUALLY DON'T NEED THOSE PEOPLE. Wow.. Such a concept right? You think that you leaving will hurt them, but it turns out they're hurting you more.

Its going to be hard; really. It's going to hurt; badly. You're going to cry; a lot. But.. 10 months down the road, you'll be more than happy; free from the condescending, from the hatred and the guilt of being someone you're not, and around people who don't help.

When you've done all you can to make someone a better person, and they continue to ignore you, they're not good for you.

It's up to you to realize that, it's up to you to decide, and it's up to you to change. I want you to grow from that pain, I want your tears to help you change.

You can do it.

Walk away from what you don't actually need.

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