The Perfect Breakup: The End (Part III)

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James and I were in a relationship for just over two years. I struggled to understand how he met another woman, liked her and decided to marry her. All within six months of us breaking up.

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The Perfect Breakup: Closure (Part II)

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“Sasha needs a friend,” a breathless Ashley said to me. We had just spent the last twenty minutes playing with Sasha outside. I didn’t run often but Sasha always made sure Ashley and I got the exercise we needed.
“No, she doesn’t. Sasha, do you need a friend?” I asked her. My perfect dog looked at me for a few seconds then ran off to get one of her chew toys.
“You see! She is happy with just us,” I said as I sat on a garden chair.
“Whatever you say,” Ashley responded and sat down next to me.

I picked up my phone and started mindlessly scrolling through social media. I noticed that I had a notification on Instagram. I found that strange because I hadn’t posted anything on the app in a long time. I clicked on the notification and to my surprise, it was James.

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The Perfect Breakup (Part I)

Friday afternoons take the longest to end especially when it is your birthday weekend and you have plans. James and I had a trip planned for the weekend and I was very excited about it.

I found out about the trip a week prior when he surprised me with a flight ticket. We would be going to Samfya. I had always wanted to visit the town and spend time on the beach but I never liked the idea of driving for ten hours just to get there. I was so elated when I read the email with the flight information. I opened it every day just to make sure it was real and I wasn’t dreaming.

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5 Things I’ve Learnt in 2020

Hey everyone! Welcome to this week’s post. I hope everyone is having a good festive season. This December doesn’t feel so festive for me. I don’t know where the real December went but I want it back.

In 2018 I wrote about the little things. I read through that post just before I started working on this one and I still feel the same way about small achievements. We shouldn’t overlook the little things because small achievements are achievements still. If you feel 2020 has been that kind of year for you, you should definitely read the 2018 post titled 2018 and the little things.

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