Hurts and Broken Hearts

This entry was first published in my multiply account; then reposted in my now defunct first Facebook account, and is being reposted for the 3rd time here.

Loving, getting hurt, and loving again and getting hurt again may sound over-used as a blog topic and  it may sound cheesy. But on second thought, it doesn’t matter since its always relatable.

“Love is not about finding the right person, but creating a right relationship…”

 Just like the photos shown here —

Relationships are like snapshots; some you remember and some you forget, but some you never develop and you never get to see how they would have turned out.

 Some affairs are made in heaven. And there are certain relationships that are simply not meant to be. They are doomed from the very beginning. Then there are those that start off as a storybook romance, and then they sour over time.

After being in a string of bad relationships, we start to wonder if we are defeated… defective… useless… It becomes hard to open our heart again to anyone and to trust someone again. Even if it involves trusting yourself to let go to love again.

BUT, if we don’t let go — how are we going to get over the heartbreak and turn it into another battle scar? Too bad they don’t award the purple heart of valor and bravery for surviving undesirably painful relationships.

“The only way to forget is to accept, and the only way to move on is to look ahead. And let the footprints of the past, be blown away by the wind of time. Only then can our hearts find a partner in the dance of life.”

BUT, again, we have to take baby steps in learning how to let go of the past and how to trust again, even with all the wounds and scars and broken hearts.For if we don’t, our heart would not heal enough to give ourselves another chance at the crazy roller coaster called love.

Perhaps, one difficult situation one could possibly be into is  when two broken-hearted individuals collide. I wonder if together, it would help them heal each other. Sounds weird, but it could be something that could happen. Its about taking chances, its about taking risks, its full of uncertainty… but who knows… a sweet love story is on the brew.

My 5-day stay in Sagada with some friends inspired me to do this blog — most of them have been hurt and broken. Hearing their stories made me realize how fortunate I am with the person I have. It made me appreciate everything more than the usual. I have been hurt too, but I can atest that those hurts I have had made me love again — i guess we all have our fair share of injustices when it comes to love. Keep on loving…

“If it is meant to be, our hearts will find each other when we meet. And if our hearts melt together so will our bodies and souls. Then every word and every touch will fuel our passion flame. I will be yours, you will be mine, and we will be one.”

(The photos I took were shot at the beautiful Echo Valley. Tnx to Marchelo, Deborah, Vincent and Maydel for making these photos real).


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