Closure is not a destination to be reached, it’s a habit. Just like how love is a daily decision to choose the other person, closure is an action we must rinse and repeat, like eating our vitamins daily or going to the gym.
Whether it’s a friendship, a romantic partner, or a family member, you’re going to feel the sting when they leave. Suddenly, someone who once knew every inch of you is gone and you’re left with an agonisingly vacant space in your heart.
I’m sure there are places of pain in your heart—places where the sun hasn’t shined, places that are deep and are dark. Places begging to be seen or heard or understood. Here’s how you write about those places and that pain.
We aren’t promised relief and satisfaction immediately after we cut off the things that aren’t good for us. You’ll wonder if things could have worked out if you’d tried harder, were prettier or been ‘enough.’