I see it. I see us getting married, moving in together, cuddling on the couch, waking up to good morning kisses, having arguments, making up after, cooking our favorite foods, smiling for no reason, annoying each other when we're bored, having the cutest little babies, watching them grow up, never leaving each other's side. I see us together. Forever.
I spent a lot of time searching for affection in shallow spaces I gave people bits of me they didn't deserve and I let myself be hurt, because I thought that's what i deserved. But once I let go of trying to shove puzzle pieces in places that did not fit, once I let go of all the hate I secretly had stored in gashes that decorate my heart I met you