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There's someone awesome in your life!

Not everybody will always treat you fair. You might have done everything you possibly could for them. You might have been there for them in their times of need. You might have had some really great moments with them. You might have cherished their friendship,even treasured it and given it a lot more importance than it deserved. Yet, when it came to what matters, when it came to counting on them, when it boiled down to being there for each other, they might have let you down. Real bad.

You hurt and you hurt. The pain is almost physical. And you learn a real good lesson.

And then when you let go of the past, someone even more awesome walks into your life.

Someone who will stay and will not walk away.

You hold on to them, cherish them. You travel a few thousand miles to be with them.
They are there for you. They always were--only you took a while to recognise them.

And let them into your heart. (oh the debris left by the ones who left had to be cleared first!)

If you know what I am talking about, send them some love today!
Brighten their day.
Call them and tell them you love them.
Tell them how much they mean to you and tell them why you're grateful for their presence in your life.
Send them a card.
Hug them.
Let them know.

The ones who left--let them go their own way. You cannot tie down someone. They choose their paths.
Forget them.


And the ones who stayed--oh they are the awesome'st!
Never let them forget that!!



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  1. I sent a link to this post for all the awesome people in my life :)

    And "you hurt and you hurt" - that's painful!

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  2. Hey Preeti, a short but very nice post. It echoes what I am feeling right now. I was co-incidentally planning to write on something along these lines. Had been a silent reader of all your blog posts until this post when I decided to put into words, my opinion. Great job at blogging! You are such an inspiration to many writers all over! Keep up the good job and All the Best for everything!

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  3. Obeyed orders! :)

    Lovely post!

    Vidya

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  4. I spent the last 12 years of my life investing a lot in nurturing a relationship – sacrificing, adjusting and accommodating for someone in my family. But I was let down very very badly by the same person. The pain as you say was (and still is) almost physical. It left me let’s say .. feeling bereft. But as I slowly get over the hurt, I do believe now that the horrid people are out of my life, more and more awesome people are going to walk right into it :)
    Thank You for this post Preeti - and for the positivity that you spread ...

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  5. Lovely post :) a treat to the soul in the morning :)

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  6. Nice article Preeti..........

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  7. A very lovely post, ma'am :))
    It's so humanly to feel hurt and dejected when we aren't reciprocated of our affection/love from someone for whom we care and it's very natural, I guess, to expect to be cared for in the same way as we do for them... but alas, sometimes certain people or certain things don't go as per our way/wish. And only when we move on and make space for others, that someone better caring person comes into our life. That's a more fulfilling feeling.
    And in a way, each time we are shaterred, we come out more stronger and matured. But we need to carry and keep nurturing our love and affection inside our hearts because we will surely meet someone who will understand and value our emotions.
    As someone has rightly said, "it's perhaps God's way of teaching us... Maybe God wants us to meet a few wrong people before meeting the right one so that when we finally meet the right person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift!"

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  8. Lovely post Preeti!! Am off to call someone now:-)

    Have a wonderful day!

    -Durga

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  9. Agreed, agreed, agreed!

    Glad, I am starting my day with this post.
    Superlike!

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  10. Nothing is better than such a beautiful post to start a morning with!! Preeti, "YOU" brighten our days with such posts.. you hold such an important place in our lives.. although u may not be there physically nor we can claim to be 'friends'.. but u r like that flower which keeps on spreading the fragrance..

    May God Bless u..

    Love u :)

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  11. So true.. all your posts magically lets me relate to them so much !!

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  12. I have not yet met the person "Someone who will stay and will not walk away." Will surely save this post and my love for that special person... :))

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  13. Brilliant writing! Life is what one's really makes it !

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  14. What a lovely post! Thanks!

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  15. Nice post :) Move on, yeah! ty :)

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  16. Hey Preeti, That was such a lovely post. Just what I needed on a day like this where I was sitting and sulking over ungrateful people! Hugs to you:)

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  17. Vry nice mam.....Awesome

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  18. Lovely post Mam. Liked it too much.

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  19. very true preeti..!!
    this is exactly something i needed at this moment...!!

    the pain is really physical but there is a hope that it will fade out with time..!!

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  20. How DO you stay so positive? o_O

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  21. Very true. its difficult to move on after you have been hurt but that should be the mantra of one's life.

    Its like the clutter that has to go so that new things can move in :)

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  22. Everybody needed to move on, welcome the Future and forget the past. But past memories and involved persons always drags.

    To maintain Freshness, let the future knock the door. There may be some Gift!!

    Nice post.

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  23. Just wondering if letting go is that easy. Of course not but life moves on.

    You know Preeti, after moving on even a thought of them still hurts! Have been through quite many times and while reading your article I had a my eyes welled up.

    Loved the last but one line - "And the ones who stayed--oh they are the awesome'st!"

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  24. hi mam

    really such a wonderful thought.!!!.

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  25. hi mam

    really such a wonderful thought.!!!.

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  26. hi mam

    really such a wonderful thought.!!!.

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  27. Oh My God....this one struck a cord...nice post!!!
    Somewhere deep down in our hearts we know this truth and yet dont act on it...but yes to read it this way (direct) is a good reality check.
    We always fail to appreciate the people who stand by us...
    To all my awesome'st...love coming your way!!!

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  28. Lovely post. :) Dropped by from Horizon's blog.

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  29. Loved it!! :-) Sending it to the ones in my life..

    Krishna!

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  30. Thank you so much all of you!~
    I stay positive because I am almost all the time SHOWERED with love!

    Stay blessed!
    With love
    Preeti

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  31. A brilliant post - speaking from personal experience.

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  32. Awesome thought penned down so nicely...Could we always shower love even if we do not get in return always or probably may get hurt more!!!

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