Being hurt by the person you love is really a very sad and painful thing. I felt betrayed and used. I always asked myself what I had ever done wrong to deserve such hurt and pain. I was really angry with him and also with myself for believing in all his cosmic lies and for entrusting my heart to him. I really feared the possibility of letting another person into my life again and letting myself fall for that person because I may experience being hurt again.
For three years, I remained single primarily because of my fear of being hurt again. It’s not as if I didn’t enjoy being single, especially with all its benefits and advantages; it’s just that being single and independent for the past years has made me realize that I’m stronger than what I think, than what I give myself credit for. Being a single and independent woman for these past years has made me gain a lot of perspective in love and in life.
After I moved on and all my hurt and pain were healed by time, I realized that I should never let myself be afraid of falling in love again. I should have never let the possibility of being hurt stop me from loving and from caring for somebody else. This is because pain is a part of love as much as night is a part of day. Pain is essential for us to grow more in our relationship; pain is needed for us to learn more valuable lessons and for us to reevaluate and rebuild ourselves; it’s needed for us to become more mature and wiser with our decisions. Pain makes us stronger.Before you go, we'd love to hear from you in the comments below. I'm working hard to build a community here and a big part of that are your contributions! If you have experiences to share, questions, comments, suggestions, or anything else, please leave us a quick comment. I promise to reply!