Psychology claims that if two past lovers can remain just friends, it’s either they are still in love or never were.
—  Ana Stumpf
I wasn’t your first and we both know this. She had your heart before you knew my name. He had mine before I ever looked twice at you. Most of your stories have her in them and it makes me wince but they’re coming less often and this is something to smile about. When you remember that you met him back when he was the one holding my hand, you try to remember what he looked like but you can’t because it didn’t matter then.
They were first and we both know this. I want to thank her for leaving you so softly. You want to punch him for leaving me in pieces.
You weren’t my first and we both know this but that’s okay because maybe I learned all the hard lessons with him. Maybe you learned how to love with her.
I guess what I’m trying to say is there are so many different kinds of love in this world. He was my shot of tequila on an empty stomach and she was your monsoon after the sky forgot how to cry for the entire summer but you’re my bed waiting for me after a long day and I’m your glass of red wine that warms you from the inside.
So what if they were first? This doesn’t make me sad anymore. We both promise to do better this time and I finally believe us.
—  Fortesa Latifi - second love
It often ends like this:
He leaves,
and you feel like he takes a piece of you along with him.

But you can choose
to either fill the empty space he once occupied
with someone else,
or use it as room for yourself to grow into
something more.
— 

A Story A Day #97 (k.m.)

The Signs Respond to: "We Should Break Up"

Aries: Great! I’m so much better off without you
Taurus: Good luck handling everything by yourself
Gemini: Okay bye
Cancer: Wow why? you definitely are not what I thought you were
Leo: Haha, you’ll regret this so much
Virgo: Do you have any good reasons or are you just plain stupid?
Libra: Hmm, you don’t want to be with me anymore? why???
Scorpio: You’re absolutely right. I can do way better.
Sagittarius: But are we still friends?
Capricorn: Yea we’re done
Aquarius: okay, take your time!
Pisces: What’s wrong? Is it because I’m a Pisces?