I see myself mirrored back to me in you.
I see YOU as you do not see yourself.
It is a habit for me to tear myself apart. The wounds of life can be harsh and I am easily obliged to become caught up in a wave of
But when I look at you, listen to you speak, your wounds are sometimes as visible as my own.
Yet I see more. Beyond the surface. I see what you don’t see.
I admire qualities in you that you probably don’t realize you have.
Your beauty is so apparent.
I overlook or don’t even notice the faults you hold within your being and in that regard it makes me feel safe.
You don’t have to be perfect.
I accept you when you are in good moods or bad, goofy or sad. I rejoice in your happiness and support you when you are down. When I see your smile and feel you radiating positive energy towards me I tend to focus less on my own short comings and instead accept me for who I am (through your eyes instead of my own), regarding the joy you leave upon my soul with your friendship, your love and the foundation that you bring to my life with the greatest appreciation I have ever experienced.
Your awareness helps me to love myself because you love me, and for knowing you, I am a better person.