Project Regeneration | 3 3 | First EncounterProject Regeneration | 36 hours ago in Short Stories More Like This
Loving and losing is hard. People always walk around telling you, “It’s better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.” And I get that. You’re trying to spread the positive thoughts about it, and that at least you experienced that passion before it broke apart, and that trading that feeling to feeling nothing is not worth it. But is that really true? If I gave up what I had for the splendor of obliviousness, to give up the ache of that loss, would it honestly be any better than not having known what it felt like to love in the first place?
I was afraid of the answer. I didn’t know what to say to it. Would I give up the love that I had felt so fiercely to end the pain and suffering that I was stuck with after it was long gone? Would it just be… easier if I didn’t remember the love that tore me apart?
“Mommy, can you hand me the blue crayon…?”
I looked up from the ot