But nothing good ever comes from breeding negativity.
The more I focus on achieving self-happiness, the more I find myself believing that I will find that feeling again." What projects are you currently working on, and looking forward to most?
If you think back to the first time you were heartbroken, what advice would you give to that younger version of yourself?
"My first and most significant heartbreak happened just before my 17th birthday. After our first year together, he went off to college while I remained at home and in high school.
I believe being friends with an ex is less realistic if the break-up involved one partner disrespecting the other.
I have exes of this circumstance as well, and I am not friends with them on social media." What keeps your heart open, despite the heartbreaks you’ve had in your life? Sometimes I think maybe it's just not in the cards for me.
I would follow that by saying the best medicine for a broken heart is time.
Mending a broken heart isn’t a process that can be rushed.
Every time I turned one of my own stories into poetry, I felt lighter and happier.
The distance, like a disease, infected our relationship.
Slowly at first, but after time, it was impossible to ignore.
New prospects too quickly are often just bandages, and bandages may mask your pain for a bit, but only time can truly heal you." What has heartbreak taught you about yourself?
"Heartbreak, and really being single in general, has taught me independence.