The song of February 14th, 2018

Hello! It’s been a while since I last posted anything.

Just as Valentine’s Day ended, it left me with things to reflect on. And maybe they can be said with this song: A Quien Quiera Escuchar (To whomever listens) by Maldita Nerea.

I fell in love. Last year, while on a trip, I met a girl. We talked during a party and she was really nice. She was going to an event later that year, one which I was attending to. With that as an excuse, I asked her number.

After I came home, on my routine, I started thinking about her. So after some thought, I texted her. We started texting daily and soon I noticed I was smiling just thinking of our conversations. And I also noticed that she liked me. We had things in common and interesting conversations.

However, distance was a problem. We were miles and miles apart, which made communication difficult. Even if I asked her about her day, her favorite music, etcetera, she was not talkative. And I started thinking “I really want someone who shares her day with me, even if it’s just small details.” Maybe in person she would be more open, but how would we meet?

It was definitely not her problem, nor mine, but our personalities actually weren’t compatible. I started falling out of love, then she got a boyfriend. We met and hung out at that event, we danced as promised; but nothing happened.

What this song expresses, is the fear of failing when it comes to love. Maybe it ends well, but what if it doesn’t? Can we stand another heartbreak? The truth is we’ll never know if we don’t try. It is better to try and fail, than to stay in place.

I decided to give my heart a chance, and it hurt a lot when I hit the ground. But I don’t regret it; because I allowed myself to feel, even if for a moment. I still smile when I think of what we had. And it made me grow and become a better person.

To whomever listens reads this, don’t be afraid. If you’re single, open up and love will come. If you’re in a relationship, appreciate and express love. And to everyone, loving oneself is a necessary step.

– Karl

P.S. I just wanted to express myself today. I don’t know if I will update this regularly or not, knowing myself and this blog’s history. Maybe I’ll make an occasional post when I feel like it.

Also, the lyrics for this song in English are here: Continue reading