“Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it.” ~Swedish Proverb
We all experience times when a loved one makes us angry, pushes our buttons, and makes us wonder why we even bother to care anymore. Often, this acting out is a cry for help and a desire to reach closer to you, even if they are pushing you away. It is a dichotomous confusing state, but if looked at with an open heart you are able to step back and feel their pain. Take time for your own introspection, and when ready, hold out your hand in an effort to heal both yourself and your loved one.
People are put in our lives for a reason. They learn from us, as we learn from them. The toughest relationships are where we learn and grow the most. The people who bring out the heaviest of emotions are those that ruffle us enough to look inward and recognize our own flaws. Don’t miss this valuable lesson we learn along this amazing journey called life.
Reach out to someone you love today. Even if they push you away, your love will carry them when they aren’t able to carry themselves. One set of footprints in the sand goes a long way…