You don’t owe people the person you used to be. You don’t have to talk to people who are speaking to the old you. If they want to drag old you out, and you’ve already left that person behind, they don’t get to talk to you. When you’ve gone from weakness to strength, you don’t owe a show of your former self to someone who just can’t wrap their head around your change.
She has copper brown hair that falls beautifully down to her waist. A simple curl of her lips sucks the air out of your lungs and leaves you clutching your chest. And the pitch of her laughter plays itself like a broken record inside of your head like a concert of symphonies. And her hands – they…