Tuesday at Ten { Letting-Go }

Karen Beth writes:

Welcome to Tuesday at Ten! The Tuesday blog Link up where you have 6 full days to use the “prompt phrase” as a part of your writing.

Each week I post a prompt phrase and you finish the phrase and write how that phrase fits you and your life or your thoughts.

Whether it be just writing a story behind the phrase or being as creative as you wish using photos, poems, art, or graphics – whichever creative way you choose.

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““Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ― Steve Maraboli

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This weeks prompt phrase is:

{ letting-go}


Letting go is something I hadn’t really thought about. I had a long term relationship with a married man. I was divorced, but he wasn’t. We had 18 years together and I just assumed it would continue on forever as long as we were both alive. He was almost 70 which is 9 years older than me.

I should have seen it coming when he suddenly stopped calling me. He never told me a thing, just disappeared out of my life. Months later I tried emailing him and he did reply, but he just acted as if we were friends. I let it go. I wasn’t as happy with the relationship as I originally was. However he was my computer go-to guy and built my computer so I contacted him again. I asked what was going on and the problems I was having.

He agreed to fix my computer and things kind of drifted back to how they were. I thought maybe it would work out this time, but no, he gave me a few more months and then wiped all the good computer stuff out, gave me an old computer he swiped off someone’s desk and then emailed that his wife had found out.

I don’t believe that. It’s been 18 years with no whoopsie’s and secondly he accidentally told me that he was planning to move to DE. I am in NJ. Perhaps he already moved and that was the original break up. I don’t know. I no longer care. I am letting it go. Still occasionally on my mind, but for the most part I have let go of those feelings I thought I had for him.

Letting go is not easy, especially in a relationship so long term, but it has to be done. I have asked God for forgiveness and I don’t want him poking back into my life. I have finally let-g0 and I want to keep it that way.




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