Definitely. I think this is so true for all of the relationships in our lives. Especially, for people with jealousy / possession issues. If someone is not in your life anymore; let them go. Don't continue to live in a state of wanting control of them/possession. That is NOT love. That is egotistical.
"There is no charm equal to tenderness of <3," said she afterwards to herself. "There is nothing to be compared to it. Warmth and tenderness of <3, with an affectionate, open manner, will beat all the clearness of head in the world, for attraction, I am sure it will. It is tenderness of <3 which makes my dear father so generally beloved - which gives Isabella all her popularity. - I have it not - but I know how to prize and respect it. - Harriet is my superior .. Ch. 31, Emma #janeausten #fanart