You left me broken. Crying on the bathroom floor. Helpless. You left me stuck in bed not knowing how I could pick up the pieces and make it work.
I found myself sitting in the car paralyzed; unable to walk into work, unable to pull myself together and start the day.
You left me angry at myself. Wondering how someone could break me down piece by piece so badly. How someone could send me through hell and back just to leave me again.
You broke me. But you didn't destroy me.
You broke me just enough to send me into overdrive. You pushed me towards my goals, my passions, and anything to get my mind off of you.
I came back stronger. I came back better. I found myself craving to be a better person than I was when this started. I wanted nothing but to succeed and that's what I was going to do.
And the best part-- I was going to do it without you. I was going to make a life for myself that I didn't need you to be a part of. And it was absolutely liberating.
I didn't need you. The only person in my way was me. I was the person who was too weak to leave you. The person I was thought that I couldn't do life without you.
I won't be that person anymore.
There will never be a day that I "need" anyone.
I refuse to ever stay with someone who continues to break me down and hurt me because I am afraid to live without them.
I'm not the same girl I was the day you walked away.
I came back better. I am exactly who I need to be, without you.
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