100 lessons learned in two years

Hello,

I am writing this letter to you because I want you to know the lessons you shared with me. And the unconditional love, appreciation, and respect I have for you as a human. The last two years of my life were not a mistake. They were the years I grew and evolved the most.

  1. You taught me about resilience
  2. You taught me the weight of my words
  3. You taught me about respect for men
  4. You taught me about control
  5. You taught me about respecting an individual’s boundaries
  6. You taught me about the ins and outs of green tea
  7. You taught me to follow my dreams
  8. You taught me strength and perseverance
  9. You taught me dedication for the things I loved
  10. You taught me creative expression
  11. You taught me vulnerability in the face of adversity
  12. You taught me yoga
  13. You taught me meditation
  14. You taught me to never raise my voice
  15. You taught me to seek help
  16. You taught me patience
  17. You taught me to overcome
  18. You taught me to dance
  19. You taught me to sing
  20. You taught me to listen to the music
  21. You taught me to phish
  22. You taught me alcest
  23. You taught me black metal
  24. You taught me the lessons of waiting
  25. You taught me the lessons of hearing
  26. You taught me the lessons of speaking
  27. You taught me to the lessons of commitment
  28. You taught me to never cuss
  29. You taught me to never yell
  30. You taught me to hold my tears longer
  31. You taught me to face my fears
  32. You taught me to laugh
  33. You taught me to search and to look at my issues
  34. You taught me to face my fears
  35. You taught me to climb mountains
  36. You taught me to love greater
  37. You taught me to tell the truth with love
  38. You taught me to stop fearing men
  39. You taught me to see innocence
  40. You taught me to forgive
  41. You taught me to believe in myself
  42. You taught me to listen – I hear you
  43. You taught me to communicate
  44. You taught me music – you showed me music
  45. You taught me what it means to stick with someone
  46. You taught me what real friendship looks like
  47. You taught me empathy
  48. You taught me compassion
  49. You taught me to understand others greater and with more compassion
  50. You forced me to love myself
  51. You taught me that greatness is easy
  52. You taught me that fighting for what you believed in is noble
  53. You taught me that strength is internal
  54. You taught me that words are daggers
  55. You taught me that your intentions were pure
  56. You taught me that men don’t want to hurt me
  57. You taught me culture
  58. You showed me science
  59. You showed me compassion
  60. You taught me that I had to become my own teacher
  61. You taught me that no one is inherently evil
  62. You taught me the kind of man I want
  63. You taught me what it means to stare someone in the eyes and know their soul
  64. You taught me that lessons come and go
  65. You taught me to let go
  66. You taught me to move forward
  67. You taught me to respect others
  68. You taught me table manners
  69. You taught me the importance of trust
  70. You taught me the importance of communication
  71. You taught me playing mind games is wrong
  72. You taught me controlling others is wrong
  73. You taught me supporting others is essential
  74. You taught me loving your partner through everything is essential
  75. You taught me that resentment is real and damaging
  76. You taught me impulsivity and anxiety are the antithesis of commitment
  77. You taught me that my education is primary
  78. You taught me about silence
  79. You taught me togetherness in separation
  80. You taught me to NEVER take for granted someone who gets you
  81. You taught me to dig deeper than I ever dug
  82. You taught me to lift weights and exercise
  83. You taught me my desire for peace
  84. You taught me that I never want to fight with another person again
  85. You taught me fighting is painful and horrible
  86. You taught me talking can help you
  87. You taught me I didn’t have to protect myself
  88. You taught me the difference between a flashback and reality
  89. You taught me to walk away when it is time
  90. You taught me to fight no matter how painful because you know that there is something beautiful
  91. You taught me that love takes work
  92. You taught me to go slow
  93. I learned my life passion
  94. You taught me to pursue art
  95. You taught me to create more and more and more
  96. You taught me to keep my word
  97. You taught me to never threaten a man
  98. You taught me jealousy is worthless
  99. You taught me insecurity will ruin your life
  100. You taught me to travel

 

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