Dreams

In a lot of ways my dreams have haunted me. Happy or sad I had my reasons for being frightened and resentful towards them. My bad dreams are usually about heartbreak, abandonment or loss. And the especially terrible ones are about the entity I call the “Shadow Man” and only a select few know the story behind that one. 

But lately I’ve been having amazingly positive dreams. About finding some purpose in my life. Helping others. Falling in love. Having a family of my own. I dream about Cass often. Sometimes she’s behind a wall of glass, unobtainable but still the object of my desire. She’s everything I’ve ever wanted. Smart, funny, gorgeous, vulnerable and caring. I can be open with her, I can be myself with her. I can be weak and vulnerable and still she makes me strong. She makes me want to be a better man. I’d be anything to make her happy. 

Sometimes I punch and claw at the glass wall, desperate to get to her. Sometimes, I place my hand upon the glass and she does the same. And for a moment we are together. But sometimes we are lying in bed together in a sun lit room. The sun seems to shine off her skin as I watch her sleep. She awakes and greets me with a smile. We talk and hold each other close. We laugh and play and sometimes things get intimate. But as much as I enjoy sex and such, I mostly enjoy the dreams where there’s just that closeness. Like we’re the only people the exist in the whole world. 

There was a time when a dream like this would have terrified me. I couldn’t have imagined ever feeling like that about anyone, much less have them feel the same way about me. I’m not saying that I’m clairvoyant or it’s going to happen just as I dreamed it would,  but it sure would be nice. It would be presumptuous of me to say that we’re going to be together. But I can’t deny that I love her. 

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Scars aka The not the End of Days blog

Hey guys,

I know it’s been ages. There’s even been a bunch of times where I’ve started to write something, lost my chain of thought/was uninspired/or just plain lazy, and deleted it. Like so many things in my life, I went into it with the best of intentions. But again I fell flat on my face. 

But it’s not the end of the world every time I fail. I’ve had to remind myself of that a lot over the years. When my depression and anxiety gets too much for me and I cut myself to relieve the pain, it’s not the end of the world. If anything my self harming has decreased over the years. But like all my other methods I’ve tried over the years to fight off the darkness, there’s no quick fix. I have remind myself to celebrate the little victories, even if I have the scars to show for it. 

Again, it’s not the end of the world. 

Or when my emotions get the better of me and I can’t stand it. Or when I think about Cass everyday, and I’m lonely as all hell and desperate to not feel so damn alone. It’s not the end of the world. I know things are not ideal but I’m fortunate enough to actually care for somebody. I have love in my heart and it helps me find the strength to stay strong. 

Long gone are my days of escaping how I feel. Now I confront them as best as I can. Emotions are not meant to be hidden away. They’re meant to be celebrated. Even the negative ones, like sorrow, heartbreak and pain have reminded me that the positive emotions are worth all the risk. Sure I miss talking to her when it’s been a while, but nothing is like the joy it brings me every time I think of her. 

Sure my life hasn’t always been rosy, but it’s not the end of the world. My pain is not going to kill me. It exists to remind me of where I’ve been and to keep me moving on. Pain is very real, I have the scars to prove it, but it is not who I am. 

Sometimes I think we’d all do better if we reminded ourselves of that. Stay Strong, keep some love in your heart and the rest will sort it self out. And don’t be so hard on yourself.

I’ll do my best to do the same. 

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