Dear Friend,Do I ever seem self-absorbed?Dear Friend, by iMariposa
Do I talk about my problems too much?
I’m sorry. It’s the reason I’ve been withdrawing myself –
I feel like you see me as a burden.
I didn’t mean to talk so much; it’s just that
Sometimes I felt like you weren’t listening, so I always felt like I needed
To repeat myself.
And repeat myself.
Sometimes I spoke, and you didn’t say a word.
And sometimes I wanted you to speak, but you said too little –
A hasty solution – and sent me off to bed.
Some of you didn’t listen at all.
“Try Tom. Dick has what you need. Harry knows more about it than I do.”
I’m not blaming you anyway. You tried to be a good friend, and
It’s not your fault. No one wants a sad story before bed.
I know you didn’t mean to fall asleep on me either.
You have your own life too.
It’s just that my problems have their own lives, too.
They swarm around my head, constantly chatt
Dear Ex,My heart overflows with gratitude to you for the wonderful way that you've been treating me since our breakup. The past months have been truly enlightening, and the gifts that you have given to me have warmed my heart, strengthened my spirit, and broadened my mind.Dear Ex, by iMariposa
First, I must thank you for ignoring me, especially for passing me straight on the street, staring at your shoes as if you hadn't seen me there, even though I had been walking so close to you that our shoulders would have bumped each other, had there been only a foot's less distance between us. The time without you has forced me to reach within myself for the companionship and encouragement that I needed to press on. It has proved to me that you weren't as much as I had made you out to be, and enabled me to learn to carry on without you. You taught me a lot about putting others before myself, versus knowing when to put myself before others.
Secondly, I am grateful for your petty arguments, demanding my attention while