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What Hurts?

The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for. — Bob Marley 

It’s a fact. At one time or another, all the people you care about are going to hurt you. They can’t help it. They’re human, and humans are flawed. They screw up.

But they don’t do it on purpose (not usually, anyway). Things happen.

Remember, your ______________ (fill in the blank) isn’t any more perfect than you are, and life isn’t a fairy tale — you’re not Sleeping Beauty, he’s not Prince Charming and neither of you has a Fairy Godmother.

And while you have to decide which people in your life are worth suffering for, you also have do decide which hurts are worth suffering through. Because they aren’t created equal.

Sometimes love is stronger than pain.

But sometimes love simply isn’t enough.

And it’s important to know the difference.

 

Archive

A Strange Deliberation
    posted 10/19/2015

Stages of Grief
    posted 9/23/2015

What Hurts?
    posted 9/13/2015

Say What You Want (and Need) to Say
    posted 8/30/2015

Not Just a Dog
    posted 7/18/2015

The First Law of Thermodynamics
    posted 6/15/2015

Believing in Happiness
    posted 6/5/2015

A Better ‘Why’
    posted 5/30/2015

Pendulum Wave
    posted 5/27/2015

Your Story as You Know It
    posted 1/24/2015

Lessons of the Fall
    posted 11/20/2014

How the Novel Came to Be
    posted 9/6/2014

Mother’s Day Without the Mother
    posted 9/5/2014

Everlasting Love
    posted 2/10/2005
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