I loved the idea of me.
Since I was 17.
Even then, I knew I would be on a quest to return to her. A resilient, brazen and, yet, kind woman who dreamt of elsewhere … and lived to see it unfold. A woman who knows the meaning behind, “be careful what you wish for.”
As I sit, 20 years older, even I wasn’t ready to handle the reality of me. I had become exactly what I had imagined.
Nothing can prepare you for that.
Now. Put yourself in your friend’s shoes.