We all tend to hold on to our loved ones, be it our friends or family. So much so, that we are unable to see our own existence without them. Loving and caring for people is a lovely experience but holding on to them when it has had its ‘time’ and expecting the same from them can be stressful.
Every individual is different and unique and each one of us have different relationships with different people; we may be very close to some, not so close to others and may even try and keep some at bay as an acquaintance
With every relationship we have or any person we connect with, we set our own expectations from them and if it doesn’t progress the way we expect it to, we may be left heartbroken. It’s a beautiful world out there and you will meet many wonderful people in life. I am not saying we shouldn’t form new relationships, treasure our existing ones and hold on to our good friends. Of course we should!! However, I feel we should be able to freely decide for ourselves when is the right time to let go of them if need be…
Let me tell you, it’s not as easy as it sounds. It may be daunting at first but someone very close to me told me once, ‘Every relationship has it’s time’. Everything including our relationships come and go at the right ‘time’ and stay for as long as it is meant to; no matter how much you want it to stay. Continue reading