From work to her (nonexistent) love life to friendships, she just never seems like a priority. She has so much to prove but never given a chance to do so. She may be that quiet kid in the corner who doesn’t look like much on the outside, but she knows she is filled with much more.
She’s the one watching everyone get that awesome new job or promotion. As she sits there receiving email after email telling her they decided to go with another candidate – after making it so far in the interview process.
Her hopes getting smashed to the ground as she continues on with her life, which feels like it’s stuck in a monotonous mess.
She’s at the age where it seems like all of her friends are finding themselves in serious relationships. Not the ''almost'' and ''maybe'' situations she seems to only find herself in.
Her heart so broken and hung up on that one guy, she doesn’t think she even knows how to date anymore - or even wants to.
When it comes to her friends, she constantly feels like an afterthought and replaceable. Even though she knows it’s not true, and they are just busy with their jobs and relationships. She doesn’t have anything to balance out, so she’s always free while they’re always not.
She also has to deal with those best friends who “just get her,” moving far away. Phone calls and text messages are great and all, but she wishes they were here with her to listen to her cry on about the stupid boy who let her go or hear her complain about how she’ll never get a new job. And listening to them in return.
Plus, she can’t hug through a phone or be able to make them smile by cracking jokes about how they are ugly crying.
No matter what, she just feels like the one always coming in last. If she doesn’t wave her arms, jump around and scream, she feels as if she will only be forgotten about.
But she’s a beautifully made creature. The one who people miss when she’s not around, but she doesn’t realize that. She looks around and has a few very close friends, but she also has an uncountable number of friends who thoroughly enjoy her presence.
She’s the one who inspires them with her strength and dignity and resilience. She makes them laugh and feel good with the way she listens and is just there for them. Helping them through whatever they need to get through.
She has a lot of friends, not just because she thinks she needs them, but because these people are attracted to her magnetic energy and can’t help it. And she loves it. She loves being able to hear people’s stories and loves them for who they are.
Those boys and jobs are just very obviously missing out on a brilliant hidden gem. Because that’s what she is. She is a diamond in the rough that hasn’t been given a chance to be dusted off to reveal its magnificent shine.
And once that happens, she is going to be a force to be reckoned with.
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