I’m jealous of the rain
That falls upon your skin
It’s closer than my hands have been
I’m jealous of the rain.
I’m jealous of the wind
That ripple through your clothes
It’s closer than your shadows
Oh I’m jealous of the wind.
Cause I wish you the best of
All this world could give
And I told you, when you left me
There’s nothing to forgive
But I always thought you’d come back, tell me all you found was
Heartbreak and misery
It’s hard for me to say, I’m jealous of the way
You’re happy without me.
-“Jealous” by labrinth
This is my new favourite guilty pleasure song.☺️ just because of the meaning and how much I can relate to it. I couldn’t help but go back to the times when we were together.
And today, when I was asked about the girls that I have dated, you’re the one that popped into my mind. And without much hesitation, I said “yes.. I think that I enjoyed being myself the most when I was with her.”
So I read an interesting post on thought catalog on people settling for their partners. So this particular story left an deep impression on me.
The guy had the perfect girl in mind but when there was a chance for him to meet a girl, he went for it. The girl wasn’t his “perfect girl” in mind but they were dating for a while. Up till a time when he wanted to break things off and that was when the girl was suddenly hospitalized due to sickness. He couldn’t break things off with her struggling to recover and that’s when he knew it was time for him to grow up. Grow up in a sense that he should be doing the mature thing and realise that the “perfect girl” wasn’t going to come. Even if he settled for this girl in the past, he should learn to accept her rather than holding out for the perfect one. So he matures…
Months later, the girl was back to perfect health and their relationship was stronger than ever. It grew, grew and grew and before he knows it, he realised that she was all that he wanted. And the surprising thing is, she knew all along that he was settling but chose to hold on to him because she believed that things will work out eventually and it did.
They are as happy as ever and of course hearing this story, I wish that they can stay loving forever even till time breaks them apart because such love are rare nowadays. 😔
We always think that the perfect one is out there. But why haven’t we stop and think that we should learn and accept and embrace what we see that’s right in front of us. They may not be what you are looking for in a perfect partner but they can be perfect for you. You just have to see it for yourself.
The perfect partner isn’t there to help us realise what we want in our partner. The perfect partner is there to show you that you can grow as a person. And in the journey together, you can see both of you growing and that’s the beauty of it.
You will always be my favourite love.