Getting better (attempting or experiencing happiness) is not about beating any one or thing to the punch. It's about requisite surviving and thriving. Life is a gamut, but not a competition. Good people will naturally understand this. -mj
...and about how awesome you are...and how everyone takes your advice...and how successful you are...and how you play a role in everyone's lives and decisions...and how you take credit for it all - even decisions I make WITHOUT YOU! freaking narcissist
This. I needed to hear this. You can only be numb for so long, but accepting that what happened is honestly the best thing that you can do for yourself. I am just one step closer to finding my soul mate..