Fevers and Heartbreak

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it…

Nicholas Sparks

I’ve been feeling extremely sick these days. I’m plagued with coughing, sneezing, and full body chills. These symptoms came out of nowhere and has made it difficult to get out of bed. In fact, I spent all day in bed today. It’s both painful to sleep and painful not to.

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Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.

José N. Harris

Over the past few days, I’ve shed a lot of tears. The main reason is obvious. Someone hurt me and I hurt them. Those situations are easy for me to understand. However, there are times when it’s not clear at all. Sometimes it’s a happy sight that signals my tear ducts. Or, just a regular ol’ song. No matter which way I turn, in this hypersensitive state, I’m fearful that I might spontaneously burst into tears.

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Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.

Arthur Schopenhauer

I figured that it’d be appropriate to start off my blog with a post about attachment since that has been on my mind for the past few months. Attachment is something that I have struggled with in the past and am to this day, at 34 years of age, still trying to figure out how to cope with it. Frankly, this post is mainly for me to consolidate and reflect on my thoughts but hopefully it’s helpful to you too.

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