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Never Hurt the Ones You Truly Love

There's one sad truth in life I've found
While journeying east and west -
The only folks we really wound
Are those we love the best.
We flatter those we scarcely know,
We please the fleeting guest,
And deal full many a thoughtless blow
To those who love us best.
~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The sadness of this reality sinks in like a tonne of bricks. How can one actually be so blind? It's only when you finally realise this when you begin to cherish the one you love. It's a sad and vicious circumstance which occurs too many. By that time, you would have reached the end of the line. Your loved one has been battered beyond recognition. You no longer see the person you fell in love with in front of you. You see a cold, expressionless human, the glimmer in the eyes begs to know why you could have been so heartless. The spark of love has died, buried under tonnes and tonnes of bad memories and hatred. You try to make amends to fix the problem. You have regretted all your actions, asked f…

It’s a Cold World for the Guys

With a towering presence and an imposing stature, you could see him from half a mile out. He holds his head up in society, a handshake firmer than a wrench clamp and a smile, wit and humour like no other. His life seemed perfect, governing the respect of the biggest names in the community. He supersedes all others in terms of intelligence, power and more importantly life standing. They knew him as the gridiron warrior for a reason. He was a person who was calm and strong to face any situation, regardless of how demanding the situation got.He was a favourite of the society, able to start the best of conversations and ending the worst of nightmares. He was a pillar of hope for some and an arch rival for many. He was so prone to stress, that the society though that it was humanly impossible to handle it. Still, he proved them wrong, unmoved by the stress and developing his sense of humour along the way.As time passes, something seemed amiss. He began to behave strangely.At times, he woul…