Badassery Magazine July 2018 Issue 26 - Page 16

“IT TAKES A STRONG SENSE OF MATURITY AND KNOWING WHAT IS BEST FOR YOU TO COME TO THAT REALIZATION. AND THE BOTTOM LINE I REALIZED IS... I DON’T NEED YOU.” if you changed... if I changed... I played with the idea often. But now I realize that sometimes two things are never good for each other, no matter how hard we try to convince ourselves otherwise. And it takes a strong sense of maturity and knowing what is best for you to come to that realization. And the bottom line I realized is... I DON’T NEED YOU. I don’t need you in my life to be the person I am. I don’t need you in my life to smile and have fun. I don’t need you in my life to have real connections with people. I Sarah Ordo 16 • BADASSERY MAGAZINE don’t need you in my life to live. So here I am, on the outside looking back in on a relationship I could never imagine being gone from my life. There were times I thought I’d never be able to say that I don’t want you anymore, but I am saying it loud & clear. I am here standing on my own two feet, without you. I am here with amazing friendships, without you. I am here seeing places I would have never seen, without you. I am here living every day of my damn life to the fullest, WITHOUT YOU. xx.  Your not-so-typical Millennial Female residing in the suburbs of Detroit and craving to leave her mark on the world. I am a Self-Published Author, Makeup Artist, Business Owner, Youtuber, Blogger, Podcast Host, Sobriety Advocate, Dog Mom, and Lover of all things carbs. “Sober as F***” was my first full- length book and memoir about sobriety, and I have gone on to publish three additional pieces (all available on Amazon). My podcast “Her Best F***ing Life” is on iTunes & Stitcher an offers a no-bullshit, real, raw place for some serious female inspiration. sarahordo.com  