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We Both Came Up Short. A Poem  

yesmamallthetime 53F  
4396 posts
6/24/2020 9:56 pm
We Both Came Up Short. A Poem


I wish we could have been
The ones we really sought
But truth be told
We both came short.

I wish you well.
Truly there is no
Ill will my part.
I know you possess
A kind and good heart.

I am just not your match
You can see that truth.
Were we stay together
We would both
Become miserable
I am aware of this
I am stating the obvious.
We are too different
We are not each other's
Perfect fit.

I would like very much
If we could stay friends
But for you that
Might be a stretch.
You might have been
More invested
And my ending our romance
Even though I did it
For your future happiness
You might not be able
To look past
You might think I meant
To hurt you.
When it is the opposite.
I want to spare you
More time wasted.

Independently Romantic Sounds Better Than Lonely


yesmamallthetime 53F  
11241 posts
6/24/2020 9:58 pm

When good people realize they can't make each other happy...Or maybe happiness is just out of reach...is it best to part ways?

Independently Romantic Sounds Better Than Lonely


devilinhereyes72 48F
215 posts
6/24/2020 10:40 pm

If you like each other enough to be friends than you don’t lose anything. Happiness stays, the friendship hopefully does too. I wish you both good luck.


PAWAPh 44M
13551 posts
6/24/2020 10:48 pm

    Quoting yesmamallthetime:
    When good people realize they can't make each other happy...Or maybe happiness is just out of reach...is it best to part ways?
I Can Relate...

Jack


Paulxx001 63M
16829 posts
6/24/2020 11:22 pm

Friends are good... Go for it !!!


JustLookn439 54M

6/25/2020 5:40 am

Yes it is best to part. I can not agree that trying to maintain a friendship is a good idea; generally, it is not going to work out. This is because both of you will want another partner and won't want to hear of the other's exploits. In fact, most people don't want to hear of another's romances unless they do are having success. Further, your new partner will likely resent you having a friendship of close nature with another of the opposite sex....or you may find YOU resent your friend's new partner.


merlot5555 64M  
1055 posts
6/25/2020 5:44 am

.... you can never have enough friends... everything else is gravy......


author51 57F  
102442 posts
6/25/2020 7:51 am

I have always tried to part friends with my past lovers and it has worked out well so far.I am better friends with my ex husband than when we were married..

One can never have enough JOY in their life...


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