I want to tell her that it will work out — not always in the way you think or the way you want, but it will.I also sometimes want to sit her down and give her a serious talking to, showcasing all that I've learned and all that I wish she knew then.But that's how life goes: you don't know what you don't know.
When my parents moved to a new house last summer, I found myself carting boxes of my old stories and journals and art and terrible photographs (amazing to see the "good" photos that we saved and how they look like the kind I'd immediately delete on my phone today) to my apartment.
But the bond you have with your girlfriends is usually created with a long-lasting formula.
We are all very much aware that relationships of any kind can shapeshift right before your eyes.
Honestly one of the most interesting things I discovered was how many of the same patterns I still embrace today.
It was an eye-opener and made me really think about what patterns I want to keep up, and which ones I need to work on modifying.
It doesn't take long, and it can help you better understand yourself (and whatever you've been through) in ways that memory alone just can't do. Or do you prefer to get it written down and then forget about it, using it only as a tool for the present?