Just over a month ago I published Dear Soulmate. Without realising it at the time, that post marked a major milestone in my recovery journey. At the time of writing I was starting to believe that I was lovable and deserving of love.
Last weekend I met someone really fucking amazing. He is gorgeous, kind and loving.
We have so much in common but most importantly we had an instant connection. We didn’t have to play the weird dating game thing. We knew we wanted to be together from the first day we met.
It’s early days but in his own words, “when you know, you know”.
The problem I have is I feel like none of this is real. I am terrified that I’ll wake up to realise that all of this is a dream.
He knows that I have PTSD because of my abusive ex, but I haven’t felt brave enough to talk openly about it yet. As far as I know, he hasn’t found my blog.
I am a bit worried about him finding my blog. My reasons are complicated.
I said to him that I can’t stop him from finding it but I do think needs to consider the implication of reading something painful, and something even connected to him or our relationship.
This blog has been a crutch for me during my darkest hours but I do wonder if it is time to let it go now.
I don’t want to fuck anything up so I need to think more on that.
I am still a bit broken and I am scared but I decided (before I even met him in person) to have faith in him and see where it goes.
For the first time this year I am truly happy and inspired. I am feeling so much stronger and my “bad days” are few and far between at the moment. Hence why I have been posting less frequently.
So yeah, things are good right now.
Thank you universe, finally you cut me some slack!