I Don’t Want to Fall In Love

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I don’t want to fall in love. I have fallen in love before. I have bruised my body, my ego, and that organ between my ribs. The limitations of luck, gravity, and the inevitable ground have betrayed me every time.

I don’t want to fall in love. How can you enjoy the beginnings of things if you’re flying through them so rapidly? Moving so quickly puts everyone at risk for injury. Falling in love can scar.

I don’t want to fall in love. I’m not looking for the relationship equivalent of a roller coaster ride.  Do you know the best thing about a roller coaster?  No one can force you to get on it. When people say, “Do one thing every day that scares you,” they aren’t talking about another human being.

I don’t want to fall in love.  Real life is not a Taylor Swift song.  My skeletal system…

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