"You have permission to seek safe, healthy spaces.
You are not obligated to stay in unhealthy spaces."
"Growth is painful. Change is painful.But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong."
"Your miseries will lead you to great discoveries."
"Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart."
you touching my arm
setting fire to my mind."
"I decided on you, don’t you get that? I decided on you. I don’t want to go fucking other people and then walk around feeling thrilled and then sad, or empty, or whatever. I like the smell of your hair, and I like the sound of your voice, and I fucking decided on you."
"I want us to make each other better."
"When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you’ll never get back. Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time."
"Y. That perfect letter. The wishbone, fork in the road, empty wineglass. The question we ask over and over."
"I still remember the feeling I felt when I first started talking to you."
"Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry."
"You’ve got to use it, the pain. Use it as fuel to move past the torment, to the light at the end of the tunnel."
"I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed."