This is completely normal, and it will take a long time to recover. You invested 3 1/2 years with this person, it would be a disservice to all that your relationship meant if they could be erased with the blink of an eye.

I recommend being kind to yourself, first of all. Rediscover those things that bring you joy — and do them! You will think you can’t go on, but I promise you — you will. You will be stronger, and even better than before. ❤

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Holes and a series of rabbits — my debut poetry collection — now available!

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