We all take a lot of steps in our lives. Steps in the right direction, steps in the wrong direction. One step forward, two steps back.
In life we also take different steps in relationships. You either take steps forward together, or take steps apart, alone. And in the event that you're taking those steps apart and alone you just have to remember that every person who broke your heart just brought you one step closer to the person who will protect and cherish your heart. Unfortunately, some of us have a higher staircase to climb than others, but once we get to the top we all appreciate the climb just the same.
I'd like to say that life is funny like that, but it's not. 'Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.' It throws lessons at you all day, every day, and whether you choose to succeed or fail miserably is up to you. You can take one hit and stay down and feel sorry for yourself of you can get up and fight to win.
You can take those steps forward regardless of the terrain or you can turn around and retrace your steps back to where you started because you're scared or tired or just too lazy to work for what you want.
Bottom line is that it's up to you.
“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.”-Charles R. Swindoll