As human beings, we are love driven. Love and all that it brings with it is vital to all of us. Falling in love is the ultimate moment of vulnerability. Those we love hold our hearts in their hands, and we trust them implicitly to take good care of them.
And of course, they don’t always do that. With love can come heartbreak, that moment of loss, betrayal, disappointment or hurt, when you suddenly understand how emotional pain can often be felt, physically. Having your heart broken can be a rite of passage, it can stop you dead in your tracks, it is almost always a lesson to be learned. Heartbreak is not limited to romantic love, either, and it does not always spell the end of a relationship, but when it shows up, it can be something we carry with us for a long time.
Prompt: Write a letter to someone who broke your heart. Are there things that were left unsaid? Has time given you added perspective? Can you see the lessons inside the experience?
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I’m a communicator. That’s a PC way of saying I like to talk, but I also spend a lot of my time listening, and over the years, I’ve developed a sense for subtext – how one or two words can change your entire message, what people are really trying to say and how to weave the varied layers of your story into one cohesive brand message that your clients fall in love with.
When I'm not acting as editor in chief for Vivid & Brave, you can find me geeking out over words here.
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