What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.
If you start the day reading the obituaries, you live your day a little differently.
It was a mistake," you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.
I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.
We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we’re wrong. Someone we trust.
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Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is easy. Love is not. Saying you’re friends is easy. Being friends is not.
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Remember that at any given moment there are a thousand things you can love.
I want love to conquer all. But love can't conquer anything. It can't do anything on it's own.
It relies on us to do the conquering on its behalf.
Last night, I got up the courage to ask you if you regretted us.
"There are things I miss," you said. "But if I didn't have you, I'd miss more.
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Luckily, I always travel with a book, just in case I have to wait on line for Santa, or some such inconvenience.
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It's one thing to fall in love. It's another to feel someone else fall in love with you, and to feel a responsibility toward that love.
The mistake is thinking that there can be an antidote to the uncertainty.