I will not ask you to love me to the moon and back, just stay a little closer when the stars pull us apart. -Uzma Khan
If a tree falls in the woods and nobody is there to hear it, does it still make a sound? Let me ask, if you experience a day so incredible, but have nobody to share it with, was it worth it?
I’ve never been very public with my romantic relationships. It was never because I was ashamed of her, or even that she chose not to be announced. Instead, I was too much of a coward to tell the world someone else made me happy.
"... Ever since your goal found out that you were traveling toward it, it has been running to meet you." Paulo Coelho
What has this ‘sport’ done for me that should cause me to put everything down and focus on it first….
Besides leave me broke and disrespected, depleted and hopeless, standing alone in piles of shame and guilt, there stands no reason to continue in such one-sided relationship.
Why, then, do you continue down this path of destruction and despair?
This isn’t about my life with track, but the perceptible idea of Love and Will. We deeply hope to believe that what we give is equal to what we receive, but when it comes to the issue of Love, those who love with expectations to be loved in return are wasting their time. Love is an expression of faith, not an exchange.
Jeremy Dodson is an Olympic Track & Field sprinter with a Master's in Business Administration, and Bachelor's in Sociology, Economics, and Neurophysiology.