Actually, I allowed you to hurt me- A hard hitting poem

We allow people to hurt us. We have a choice to stop it but for whatever shitty reason we don’t stop it.
We have the power, option or choice to fight back, to stop it yet sometimes we just allow it to happen.
And this poem is dedicated to each and every person that, like me, allows people to hurt them. And I am here, to tell you to recognise your power and stop it.
You deserve better.
Hope you like this poem! Comment below what you think of it! 😉

The truth is I allowed you to hurt me
Not just you
I allowed everyone to put me down
I allowed people to control me
In the name of love
I allowed people to make me cry tears
behind closed door
You know,
so that they don’t feel bad for harming me
I allowed this
Because somewhere down below
Under the sheet of bravery and strength
I thought I deserved it
I believed I deserved to be in pain
I thought I deserved to cry 
But I didn’t.

I never did.
But it’s okay,
Now I know
Now I know that
I deserved so much more
I allowed you to hurt me. Poetry, poem
I have tasted the mud on the ground
So I am ready to fly above the sky
And the fact that I know
I won’t ever allow you or them
to hurt me again
Takes away your power over me
And helps me sleep well at night.

20 thoughts on “Actually, I allowed you to hurt me- A hard hitting poem

  1. This is beautiful. Throughout my life, I’ve been hurt many times by strangers, friends, and even best friends. This poem captures the essence of my emotions during the ordeals and speaks to me in a way that I’m very surprised about.

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  2. This has become common a issue in youth nowadays. May be, we should try flipping the coin and get in the shoes of others. May be, we a moment of introspection.
    May be……..
    There is a famous uncertainity principle. Metaphoric to that, you will never be able to get everything in life.

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    1. What I talk about here is the fact that sometimes we allow people to hurt us. Maybe it’s because we trust them or love them. Maybe we can’t get everything in life, true but we do have the power to…I believe I can get anything I want if I work for it. The only problem with us is the fact that we don’t want to struggle. Yet that doesn’t mean we should allow people to hurt us in the name of success. We have the power to stop that too.

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