Parts of me wanted to ask you to stay

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Parts of me wanted to ask you to stay. To keep fighting for me. To fight for us. But a certain ideology impeded me from doing so. The idea that when someone loves you enough, they will stay on their own, without you asking them to.

— Mirtha Michelle Castro, Letters, To The Men I Have Loved

If someone loves you enough, they will Stay.

Any effort less than that would imply that they don’t deserve to be there.