Friends, siblings, parents, partners. Relationships aren’t obligations or investments. They’re gifts.
An ENM Facebook group reminded me how good it feels to be respected
“You want the bliss, the magic to continue — but that time has passed. A new chapter awaits us, and staying where the previous one ended brings no real happiness,” I told her months ago when we first broke up.
There are always risks, monogamous, or not. It’s up to us to take it, and see if we can make it work.
Guy struggles with a debilitating heartbreak during Lock-down. Then a “ghost” visits. My contact list is filled with friends, family, former work colleagues, and acquaintances I can technically message, out of the blue, to talk to — especially when they’re posting things like “message me if you need someone to talk to #Quarantine, #MentalHealth” on social media — but I don’t message any of them because I can’t really talk to them.