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A sad truth that takes many of us far too long to realize. Just because we want something or even think we deserve it, doesn't mean we will get it or even need it.

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Fighting For Their Affection

© more by Lauren Bowman

Published: December 31, 2020

If they make you
work for their attention
fight for their affection
beg for their love

realize

you will spend a lifetime
yearning
wanting
chasing

something

that was never yours
and never will be.

ABOUT THE POET:

Lauren Bowman is a 33-year-old writer born and raised in north Florida, USA. Her debut collection of poetry and prose, The Evolution of a Girl, was born from a period of exploration, growth and discontent that so many of us face while attempting to understand where we fit into this world. Lauren’s writing is blunt, bold, and speaks with raw honesty about her personal struggles with relationships, self-acceptance, and self-love.

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A sad truth that takes many of us far too long to realize. Just because we want something or even think we deserve it, doesn't mean we will get it or even need it.

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