They say you don’t get over someone until you find someone or something better. As humans, we don’t deal well with emptiness. Any empty space must be filled. Immediately. The pain of emptiness is too strong. It compels the victim to fill that place. A single moment with that empty spot causes excruciating pain. That’s why we run from distraction to distraction—and from attachment to attachment.
I knew that tattooed tears represented the number of people a person killed or the number of years they spent in prison, but now I’ve learned it can also can represent the number of times a person was raped while they were incarcerated.