If you started reading this blog from the very first post (February 19, 2013), you would know that I restarted documenting my life on my 22nd birthday. I’ve never had a favourite number, but if I absolutely had to choose… It would most likely be 22 because this is the year that everything changed for me. I felt myself transitioning into adulthood throughout the months, and I’m not sure whether or not this should scare me.
Seeing as I really don’t know where to start when it comes to talking about how I feel as a 22 year old, I’m going to draw upon several tracks from Taylor Swift’s RED album to help me.
Tthis post will have a lot to do with my last relationship because this album actually sums up my ‘love-life’ in the past 12 months, so if reading about my break up isn’t really your thing then umm… go read another post instead :D. Here goes nothing!
I had this song on constant replay towards the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 because it summarised all the stages of a past relationship. The relationship was broken, but it wasn’t a complete flop. We had our great times, and at the peak of our relationship we were looking towards a future with each other. Sadly, our interests became misaligned (i.e. his perspective on life was one with someone else) and we had to go our separate ways. To me, this song taught me that there’s no need for bitterness at the end of a relationship. Not to sound too obsessed with quotes, but I’m sure we’ve all heard the one by Alfred Tennyson where it goes:
“Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”
So really, I’m grateful for what it was but am well aware that it will never be the same again.
I Knew You Were Trouble
Oh boy. People tend to have warned me about my past partners and so far, they’ve all been right. Except for my current Chubi, he’s a fine gentleman HA! Even after all the warnings I got from my then close friends, I still ventured into the relationship. Keeping faith that he wouldn’t screw me over, and for a long while… he didn’t. And then at the end… it was all screwed up. So basically, this song describes how I should have known not to go down that path. But FYI: I still don’t regret it because it’s made me who I am today.
The other songs relating to my past are ‘All Too Well’, ‘I Almost Do’, ‘The Last Time’, and ‘Sad Beautiful Tragic’ – sums up that relationship. But ultimately… We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together!