You wake up one morning on the wrong side of the bed and ponder over your frustrations. You think about how you’re stuck in a rut that seems impossible to leave behind. How your job is not what you see yourself doing all your life. How you have so many aspirations, but don’t have the means to fulfill them. How you can’t reciprocate feeling the same for someone who feels a certain way about you or vice versa. How it is difficult to find people you can trust. How you can’t seem to make time for anyone; not even yourself. How your life is a living hellhole and how you would do anything to get out of it….
Amidst all those disappointments, you meet someone who reminds you how blessed you are… and all of a sudden, you’re thanking your stars. They make you happy. Very happy…without even trying.
A brief chat, a hug, a cuddle, a text message, or one meeting in months is enough to counter those negative emotions in seconds. You start believing in the niceties of the world again. You feel special. You know they’re looking out for you. You know they believe in you and your abilities – especially in times that you don’t. You know that they’re always just a phone call away and will always guide you right. You know that you mean just as much as they do to you, and it’s something that doesn’t have to be suggested or said. You know that you are blessed to have them. You know they love you… platonic as it may be, but with unrivalled intensity. You know you don’t need to talk every day, but they still care for you just as much. You know they love to see you smile… and just like that, you do. You know that feeling?