I realise I reel people in so that I can be the one to sever ties,

I then go on to miss them and begin the exercise all over again.

I don’t like the feeling of being vulnerable,

I don’t want to show that side of me,

So, if I feel you’re getting too close,

I shut down, push you away and I am then safe for another day,

It was a cycle that worked me, until you…

R1-August 2018