The loves I’ve had and tossed away are too numerable to mention. Some romantic, some platonic, some a mixture of friendship and unspoken desire. Desperate, desperate, desperate, I searched for love. Friendship. Connection.
Ohhh, but the Creator of Worlds is wise and clever. If I’d found fulfillment and love amongst my family and peers, if my levels of discomfort and angst hadn’t risen to the levels which they had, I’d never have reached the levels of understanding I’ve gained. I’d never have budged.
I was such a ‘fraidy-cat.