Relationships are an important part of life. When they are healthy, they can be satisfying; provide protection, stability and prevent loneliness. Unfortunately, even the best relationships can often be very painful. I was once told, “Ignore the risk and take the fall. If it’s meant to be, it’s worth it all”. This statement resonated in my mind because I think sometimes we forget that life is about taking chances; knowing when to go, but also knowing when to leave.
While no one can live without any regrets, we all deserve happiness. Our experiences- whether bad or good- build our character and shape who we are as individuals. I would not be where or who I am today if it were not for those character-building situations that some of us consider “regrettable.” Mistakes are stepping stones to an evolving life. Ultimately, life is not about waiting for storms to pass but rather about learning how to dance in the rain.