Heartbreak tears

The average person starts a romantic relationship, hoping that it will work out and possibly lead to something permanent – like marriage. But things switch up and go from 0 to 100 really fast. Life happens and you break up, but something else breaks with the relationship – your heart. Nobody is quite equipped to deal with heartbreak, especially during the first time it happens.

If someone you thought was the love of your life had broken your heart, this should resonate with you.

When your ‘significant other’ hit you up with the dreaded  “We need to talk” text

heartbreak shock

Ah! We both love each other, so what’s there to talk about?

And they drop the “it’s not you, it’s me” BS


What does that even mean?

It’s over and you should move on, but you don’t know how to

heartbreak thoughts

Can I die now?

So you start to ask questions

Is this about that one time I didn’t laugh at jokes?

And they are the only thing you think about


You fight the urge to stalk them, but you do it regardless

I swear, I’m not stalking you. I’m just making sure you’re okay.

When you run into them and see them with someone 

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You, when you run into couples all loved up

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Don’t worry, the reality will soon hit you.

When you feel like you’re ready to move on, so you delete their number and block them on social media

You can’t haunt me forever.

But it turns out that their number etched in your memory


When your friends get involved and start to set you up with people

stuck in a heartbreak loop

But who send you work?

When you realise that your heartbreak is actually not the end of the world and you put yourself back out there

Moving on from a heartbreak

I cannot come and die abeg. Bye!



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