Lessons learned long ago from my first marriage I loved too hard for the wrong person but .the road that got me to where I am today. Without that experience, though, I wouldn't be nearly the person I am now.
It isn't fair when you know a simple thought from them could rearrange you. All that remains is the hope that somewhere along the way you discarded a stronger more vivacious version of yourself. A fragment to be called upon when you have nothing left.