Break-up Advice From Writers

Photography by  Juno Calypso

Photography by Juno Calypso

  1. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” (Mark Twain)
  1. “Well, now

If little by little you stop loving me
I shall stop loving you
Little by little
If suddenly you forget me
Do not look for me
For I shall already have forgotten you

If you think it long and mad the wind of banners that passes through my life
And you decide to leave me at the shore of the heart where I have roots
That on that day, at that hour, I shall lift my arms
And my roots will set off to seek another land” (Pablo Neruda)

  1. “Perhaps some day I’ll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.” (Sylvia Plath)
  1. “Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.” (Henry Rollins)
  1. “It is strange how often a heart must be broken
    Before the years can make it wise.” (Sara Teasdale)

Anca Rotar is a Romanian-born writer, over-thinker and caffeine addict. She is the author of two books, Hidden Animals and Before It Sets You Free, both available from Among her interests, which she finds it hard to shut up about, she counts fashion, yoga, city breaks and deadpan sarcasm. She is also currently studying Japanese, so wish her luck. You can sample bits of Anca’s creative writing here.

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