"The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back." // (I don't want to label what "the true mark of maturity" is, but this idea of empathy vs revenge is important to me.
I love the way she survived. Survival looked good on her. She laughed at life. She did it gracefully. I wanted to thank her for surviving. And for her to know she had someone willing to stand with her too.
I think I keep telling myself you never loved me at all because it is far less terrifying a prospect than the possibility you did, you truly did, but all of a sudden, and for no particular reason, you stopped. ~ Beau Taplin (How I sleep at night)
Sometimes we put too much time and energy into people who do not appreciate or reciprocate. Some people push and push until we have to give in and acknowledge we can love that person but we cannot continue to revolve our world Round him/her.