"If you depend on someone to be happy, then you are renting your life instead of living it." © Shoshan
If you find yourself depending on someone else for your happiness, you should know that you're renting out your life, not living it. Your happiness shouldn't be in anyone else's hands but yours. It's like you're sitting in the passenger seat of your own car, allowing someone else to control the steering wheel. It's your journey, it's your life. Learn to take control, to be the driver of your own happiness. Don't let your well-being hinge on the actions or words of another person. You are enough. You have the power to live your life, not just rent it out.
Don't let the reflection in his gaze
define the worth of your being,
you're not just the shadow of his beloved's phase,
you're a sun, capable of reappearing.
Your love isn't a coin in his pocket,
you're not a toy in his hand,
you're a free river, not a stream in his locket,
you're a complete painting, not a sketch in his grand plan.
If he leaves, it's not the end of your story,
it's just a chapter, a pause in your glory,
you're more than his presence, more than his absence,
you're the author of your own existence.
So raise your gaze, and embrace your worth,
you're the sole owner of your love on this earth,
it doesn't matter if he stays, doesn't matter if he goes,
you are the sun that will always glow.
Quote in the image: "If you depend on someone to be happy, then you are renting your life instead of living it." © Shoshan