12/5/10 Reverb Writing Prompt #5: Let Go

Prompt: Let Go. What (or whom) did you let go of this year? Why?

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Well, I did let go of Damian. ha!

I also let go of all the people in my life who were not enriching it. People that I had hesitated to let go of because I felt sorry for them, rather than because I actually enjoyed their company. The people who are so unhappy with their own lives, who have nothing positive to say, and bring down everyone around them.

Life is too short to waste time on pity friendships. Maybe that’s cruel of me, but I have learned long ago that I cannot fix people. There are times that I wish I could – there are a lot of people that I want to fix (they might not agree, but in this scenario, I am god). BUT – I cannot. And I cannot pretend to be any different. I have so many wonderful friends that have become family over the past years, and I do not need to hold on to people who cannot be friends, cannot be warm, cannot be happy.

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  • bobbi
    December 5, 2010 - 4:58 pm ·

    I’m loving these Reverb prompts…

    It’s so hard to let go of people who are not good for us. I don’t consider it cruel – it’s healthy. And hard. Good for you!

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