Here she ended this last decade where it began. Lost, alone, feeling like she had wasted precious time she would never get back. On something that never really wanted to waste time on her.
She was shown again that she is easily discarded, even when she holds something valuable. It’s not enough to give her value.
She never thought someone could make her feel so small.
Yet, here she was. It was largely her fault. She needed to stop living her life with the “lets just see what happens” attitude. Even thought admittedly it had mostly led to some great memories, this time she had lost herself in the journey trying to please someone who could not, who would not let themselves be pleased. At least not by her.
But boy had he fooled her this time. He started out so normal. so nice. Patients and understanding mixed in with severe conviction all in one package. This probably should have been a red flag. One she chose to ignore.
Much to her detriment it was not the only one. The signs only seen after the disaster seemed so clear now. At the time when she was completely submerged in it, she had genuinely thought she was the problem.
She sat there looking at the crumbled pile that was her life. Took a long breathe and started to pick up the pieces of her life.
As she picked up the pieces, one of them broke another string in the disentanglement of Bella and Linus