Love isn’t soft, like those poets say. Love has teeth which bite and the wounds never close.
― The Body, Stephen King (via wethinkwedream)

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If you’ve cut a negative person from your life, whether they were abusive or just someone who wasn’t a positive influence on you, at NO POINT in your healing are you required to let that person BACK into your life.

Your healing should never be contingent on you bringing people who have harmed you back into your space. Your healing does not require you to give these people a second chance to harm you.

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