We cry for lots of reasons: sadness, pain, fear . . . and happiness. When was the last time you shed tears of joy?
November 2012. A script, a notebook, a hot pink phone. Frustrated tears roll down my chin as I struggle to verbalize the turmoil of emotions that have been welling up inside my chest for the past few months or so.
I laugh at myself, feeling like a telesalesperson with that sheet of muddled up writings in front of me. You laugh too, telling me you won’t let me live this down.
Struggles. Questions. Misunderstandings. I let my awkward words stumble and tumble out.
Kind words. Apologies. Resolutions and affirmations. The pain subsides and I find myself smiling through a new set of tears.
Tears of relief. Tears of new found joy.
Let’s make this fun, you say. Yeah.