Johan Scheepers

Johan Scheepers

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Pain is dark sometimes

Romanticism expresses love and pain at the same time. Even in our darkest times, there is sometimes someone to be there for you and just comfort you. This reminds me of Sonnet 39 by Sir Phillip Sidney.

“She was hurting, but she didn't run away from it. She embraced the pain. Because when it is deep, that is what has to be done. You have to feel your way out of the darkness when you can't see the light.” —JM Storm

We all know that the more you hide your feelings, the more they show and the more you try to deny or avoid them, the more they grow. Difficult and painful emotions like shame, fear, loneliness and.