Saturday, July 1, 2017

BETRAY(AL) MY LOVE

The Godfather II, 1974.


“Et tu, Brute?” 
― William ShakespeareJulius Caesar



Betrayal is probably one of the most painful experiences a sane person could confront. It is a low and unexpected punch, yet cunning and intentional, which doesn't come from the enemy, but from the ones you loved. It breaks to the ground the beautiful strong tower you have built without ever leaving you the space or the strength to rebuilt anything like that again. It is the cruel death without the opportunity for a decent escort of the deceased one. It is the strange sadness which cannot have the comfort in love like some other sadness. You don’t have the right to say goodbye, you don’t have any love left to forgive, and you don’t have the reptilian coldness to understand any of it. The only way to survive the betrayal is to forgive your own heart and separate it from the aggressor’s act in every possible way. Never mistake your integrity and love for foolishness. Never become the monster you fought. Take care of yourself for the love of people who are still there. They don't deserve to be the indirect victims. In fact, their love should bring back your faith. Through understanding the nature of this pain, give yourself all the time of the world to forgive and to heal on your own and be truly thankful for who you are. Now you know you can even walk through hell without getting burned. 



“To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal. You see, I could conceive death, but I could not conceive betrayal.” 
― Malcolm X



Closer, 2004.


“Yet each man kills the thing he loves
By each let this be heard
Some do it with a bitter look
Some with a flattering word
The coward does it with a kiss
The brave man with a sword” 
― Oscar WildeThe Ballad Of Reading Gaol




The passion of the Christ, 2004.


“What irritated me most in that entire situation was the fact that I
wasn’t feeling humiliated, or annoyed, or even fooled. Betrayal was
what I felt, my heart broken not just by a guy I was in love with, but
also by, as I once believed, a true friend.” 
― Danka V.The Unchosen Life


''Everyone suffers at least one bad betrayal in their lifetime. It’s what unites us. The trick is not to let it destroy your trust in others when that happens. Don’t let them take that from you.''
― Sherrilyn KenyonInvincible




The Truman Show, 1998.


“Betrayal is common for men with no conscience.
If you're betrayed, release disappointment at once.
By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.” 
― Toba BetaMy Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut


A.B.


Invitation to Inspiration <3

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