“I can cut you off and still love you.
I can stop speaking to you, and still care for you.
I can let you go, and still wish you the best.
If I leave you alone, it’s not to be bitter or petty.
If I leave you alone, it’s for my own good.
If I let you go, it’s so that I can accept still being able to love you
whilst also knowing I can be happy without you.”
These are courageous words.
Sometimes the best thing we can do for ourselves, is to choose to withdraw from a relationship. Whether it’s a partner, or a spouse, or a friend … sometimes the right thing to do is to simply walk away.
It can be for a while; it doesn’t have to be forever. But for now, you need your space. You need a boundary in place.
And who can…
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