I am not your fault – Charlotte Eriksson

“So I am not a broken heart. 

I am not the weight I lost or miles or ran and I am not the way I slept on my doorstep under the bare sky in smell of tears and whiskey because my apartment was empty and if I were to be this empty I wanted something solid to sleep on. Like concrete. 

I am not this year and I am not your fault.

I am muscles building cells, a little every day, because they broke that day,
but bones are stronger once they heal and I am smiling to the bus driver and replacing my groceries once a week and I am not sitting for hours in the shower anymore. 

I am the way a life unfolds and bloom and seasons come and go and I am the way the spring always finds a way to turn even the coldest winter into a field of green and flowers and new life. 

I am not your fault.” 

Charlotte Eriksson

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

Counselling Exeter since 1994

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