The end is near. I see myself breaking free from your chains in the not-so-distant future.
While my heart yearns to break free from you and get my life back on track after you’ve bankrupted me, I’m scared.
I’m scared to be alone. You were my first love right after college. You made me feel important, like I was worth something.
Everything I’ve ever known in this life, I’ve known it with you.
Who am I, if not standing in your shadow? After nearly a decade together, I don’t know who I am without you.
Debt, you were there to get me through college. You helped me go to my dream school. You pushed me harder and harder, just so I could keep up with you.
You’ve pushed me so hard, that I thought I might never come back. But I also don’t want to focus only on the bad stuff. I know you’ve given me many opportunities, too. Without you, I might have never gone to college. I wouldn’t have the career I have today.
It’s all because you pushed me. For better or worse. But it’s my time now to figure out who I am without you.
I don’t love you anymore and quite frankly, I don’t need you anymore either. I’m scared to be without you, but this is a path I must walk alone.
Do you want to write your own dear debt letter? I’m always accepting submissions!