Confusion loves company

18 Feb

The best thing about writing a blog is that you get a whole bunch of new friends.

Especially when those friends are going through exactly the same things that you are.

While my real-world friends are getting married, having babies, and generally being blissfully happy, my dear blogger buddies are feeling the same things that I am. Misery. Pain. Shock. Little bursts of hyper happiness. And confusion. We’re a complex herd of cats right now.

Back in August when I started my blog, I was so deeply, deeply heartbroken. Nothing comforted me more than hearing the stories of others in the same situation. And getting to know others in the same situation.

You all know who you are.

In fact, we’ve often mused over how insane it seems that we experience the exact same feelings at the exact same time. Like were all living by some breakup calendar.

What surprises me now, six months on, is how our paths have continued to collide. Now, I find myself “seeing someone”, as many of you are. And I’m confused as f***. As many of you are.

A couple of days ago, luciddream85 asked, “What are we supposed to do?”

Though I know she was feeling and sharing despair at the time, I loved this comment. It hit a nerve. There’s such empathy in this question. Such a sense of community.

Because things do get easier, but it’s still one hell of a bumpy ride. Well, there aren’t any heartbroken cats I’d rather be on this rollercoaster with.

Here’s to the next six months, buddies.

Love you lots.

8 Responses to “Confusion loves company”

  1. jadedwildcat February 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm #

    Love you too. And I hope it does get better….. x thanks for the encouragement. You’ve been doing so well; glad to see it. Hugs!

    • aprileb February 18, 2014 at 4:06 pm #

      I just wish we could all get together for some coffee and cake!

      • jadedwildcat February 18, 2014 at 4:07 pm #

        Me too. And/or a bottle of wine plz!

      • aprileb February 18, 2014 at 4:07 pm #

        Ha! Yes! Coffee, cake and then a bottle or five of wine.

      • jadedwildcat February 18, 2014 at 11:25 pm #

        lol five sounds fabulous! 😛 x
        Lordy we all need help. Damn these guys!

  2. luciddream85 February 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm #

    I’m down. The only thing that separates us is an ocean. 🙂

  3. thewholeheartedblog February 20, 2014 at 5:54 am #

    Love this. So glad to have met you through this!

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