Grow Together | Grow Apart

People either grow together or grow apart.

Growing apart is easy. Entropy is scientifically proven to be the natural proclivity of things, of life. So unless we intentionally invest in time and energy to move towards an organized outcome/goal, most states of affairs fall apart, relationships as well. Relationships especially.

“Sorry I missed your call; I was in a meeting,” she texted after having intentionally screened the call to avoid a phone conversation.

“Sorry, I can’t come out tonight. I am caught up at work,” he lied, as he poured himself a drink.

“Ugh. I’m so sorry but can we reschedule? My niece asked if I could help her with work this weekend,” she said apologetically, making sure that she weaved her niece into the lie so it sounded more believable, and less refutable.

Because growing together requires commitment, intentionality, hard work, whereas growing apart only requires the withdrawal of effort.

Because in Chocolate, Vanilla, Choose, not choosing is also a choice.

The family I chose🤍

“So they went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his bear will always be playing.”

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Author: Andie Untamed✨

Just a sojourner of this great big world, humbled and awe-inspired by its effulgence

11 thoughts on “Grow Together | Grow Apart”

  1. Beautiful article yes growing together requires commitment,hard work and apart requires the withdrawal of effort. Well shared thanks 😊👍

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  2. “Someone who says “I am busy” is either declaring incompetence (and lack of control of his life) or trying to get rid of you.”

    -Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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