You say he was your only reason to be happy but there are infinite more reasons to stay alive than because of him – remember
your happiness does not reside in the heart of another.
Stay alive for belly laughs that leave you out of breath
for sunsets so brilliant you almost forget how dark the sky gets when it rains
but also live for the rain because it can bring rainbows and
live for the smiles of children so innocent and pure and for
puppies that just want a bit of your attention and love.
Stay alive for your favorite book that will probably be made into a TV show
and then stay alive to binge watch that TV show.
Live for hugs so tight you can feel the pain easing for just a moment,
for late night talks with your best friend.
He may not love you anymore leading you to question if he ever did so
stop basing your right to exist off of another human being.
Exist because tomorrow has the potential to be so beautiful but
who will know if your not around to see it.