Two years ago, an anon on Tumblr had asked, “What would you write to your future self?” & this is what I wrote:
'Dear future me,
I hope you’ve become a much stronger & wiser woman over the past few years with many accomplishments by the time your reading this. Continue to dream on & on for the future — may the universe guide you through the good & bad, be thankful for all that has happened.
Hope you had finally found closure, from an incident long ago with an ex lover. Always remember, that it wasn’t your fault. You were young, & in love/lust. Continue to listen to your heart. You had done the right thing, by trying to fix what was broken & heal. But your happiness comes first. Your future comes first. A significant other shouldn’t conquer you & hold you back from the person you can be, they should help define you. Support you. Love you for who you truly are. You deserve much better, you deserve it all.
Whether you are still in love with your knight & shining armor — be happy. Have faith. Give trust. Your in a good place now, with someone so much better, stronger, wiser. That connection you two hold is just… Remarkable. Indescribable. Never had seen you so happy ever in life before. so complete, He might even be considered your “soul mate”. Cherish it. You truly have been through enough to finally realize, “he’s the right one for me”.
Don’t be so hard on yourself, always do your best. Never give up. Strive. Stay ambitious. Love all. Trust few. Do wrong to no one, let the universe take its toll.
Love yourself. Trust in yourself. Be yourself. Your an amazing person. Don’t let anything or anyone bring you down.
PS. It’s about that time to take that 30 day vacation in Europe. Your welcome.’
Photo taken by Kara Beth Nixon