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  • You know in the movies when something really dramatic happens, like during a major car crash or an accident of some sort, and everything is in slow motion? That’s what it feels like to have your heart break. The entire world seems to slow down, nearly stopping as you loose your breath. The air squeezing from your lungs as you feel every heartbeat pound in your chest, pulsing in your ears like a kick drum radiating through your body. Whether you hear the words of someone leaving, or see them with someone else, it’s the same as seeing those headlights come straight for your car. The impact hits like a brick in your chest, leaving your bones achy as you look around and see broken pieces scattered around you. Each piece holding a memory of someone who is no longer there. The more pieces you gather, the worse you begin to feel. Every memory looping through your mind as your hands shake in desperation to somehow put it all together. While you know one day this feeling will end, it is so overwhelming its nearly impossible to grasp that in the midst of the moment. So you're left hurt, tired and lost in a world that’s now zooming past you, as you remain nearly frozen in time.

    So when people ask me, why are you so afraid of love? Its not the love I fear, it’s the fragility of it all, the possibility of feeling this again.
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