A tale of darkness, beauty, love, and the things that are real

A woman standing in the middle of rubble from destroyed buildings
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Through trial and error, I’ve learned there are better ways

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Avoidance isn’t always the best solution

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And I’m challenging myself to do better.

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I would rather feel lonely alone, than feel lonely in a relationship.

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The signs it’s toxic, the reasons we stay, and tips to break free and heal.

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Because it’s a two way street.

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Because you don’t want to keep repeating the past.

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For them. For my son. And for the world.

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Two decades worth of wisdom in a listicle.

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39 Lessons for 39 Years

  1. You’re supposed to mess up. The best lessons come from the biggest mistakes.
  2. If it hurts, it isn’t love.
  3. You can control how you steer your boat, but you can’t control…

Julie Lynn

3X Top Writer. Avid reader of psychology and spirituality. I turn lemons into lemon drop shots. julie.martina.writer@gmail.com

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