That you always thought your next love would be your last love.
Life never ceases to be a little bitch like this. That love never means what you think it does at the end of the day.
The concept of it, and the way you understand it, is always evolving. Because needing love to sustain you drives you to seek it in often unseemly places.
How to take care of yourself in the simplest sense. For some reason losing love reduces us to requiring effort to get our bearings in our everyday tasks, and we start to realize how important is it to take care of ourselves in the most earnest, basic sense.
There are few things more empowering than walking away from a relationship knowing you inherently deserve more. What you want in a partner versus what you need in a partner. That insecure people are the worst to go through a breakup with— especially when the insecure person is you.
There are few times in your life you will fight to hold onto something like you will when you feel you need someone else to sustain you.