And I guess that's okay, because I may have my down moments, but ultimately I'm thrilled that I now have the opportunity to make all my wildest dreams come true. There's nothing holding me back. I can find the fairy tale, be whoever I want to be...I know too many people who settled for a relationship because they were too scared to chase those dreams and I'm done being one of them. I honestly feel kind of lucky. There's so many possibilities...I think I might take up running and train for a 5K, I'm going to knock out my 101 list, I can look for new volunteer opportunities, I can train Max or Maddy to be a therapy dog for hospital patients, I can travel to Paris, I can learn to be a chef, I can open my own business, I can marry a wonderful man and have babies...there's no limit to what I can do!
And the fact that I felt that most of these weren't options to me in my previous relationship just goes to show that the relationship wasn't meant to be. Because really, shouldn't everyone get to feel that way regardless of whether or not they're in a relationship?
The goal: to focus on me. To explore new things, do something different, be extraordinary. And I'm willing to bet that the relationship I crave, that once in a lifetime kind of love, will come when I'm ready for it.
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