The only way to move from your reality to God’s reality is through people who love you.
When I met you, I thought we were meant for each other, even though, in some ways, seemed very different and we kept fighting. But now …”
“Now I think we’re meant for each other, but we are doing to each other, to become the people we become. You know what I mean.
I find it really offensive when people say that the emotional experiences of teenagers are less real or less important than those of adults. I am an adult, and I used to be a teenager, and so I can tell you with some authority that my feelings then were as real as my feelings are now.
Come in! come in !’ he sobbed.
‘Cathy, do come. Oh do -once more! Oh! my heart’s darling! hear me this time – Catherine, at last!
The point is not that this world is too sad to love or too glad not to love; the point is that when you do love a thing, its gladness is a reason for loving it, and its sadness a reason for loving it more.
Learning to live again wholeheartedly includes letting love flow freely in and out of your heart.
I’m guilty of giving people more chances than they deserve but when I’m done, I’m done.
I don’t want what I can’t have. I don’t want to want what I can’t have. -Nate
We’d met at a carefree time, a moment full of promise, in its place now were the harsh lessons of the real world.
I think there’s something to the old saying that women use sex to get love, and men use love to get sex. And love is really just a word we use to describe a close bond, or relationship, between two people. Men have been programmed to want sex, so they do whatever is necessary to be in a relationship with a woman. And a woman is programmed to want the stability and (financial) security of a relationship, so she offers the man what he wants: sex.