Love is the path of least resistance.
She said it was no use waiting for trust to come to you fully formed, and then go and create a life and home together; you just had to start living with the person you loved best, and trust would build over time.
Here was a boy who liked flaws, who saw them not as failings but as strengths. Who knew such a person could exist, or what would have happened if we’d found each other under different circumstances? Maybe in a perfect world. But not in this one.
For what it’s worth, I think perfect love stories have perfect disasters hidden somewhere. If a genuine relationship comes out of two people screwing before they saw the potential of the ‘relationship’? Its perfect, beautiful, a work of art in fact.. Normal is overrated.
I had a dream about you last night.
We moved into a cabin in the countryside.
I couldn’t handle the spiders.
You couldn’t handle my drama.
I moved back to the city.
If you are longing for something more than the hit-and-run relationship cycle, something beautiful and meaningful in your life, then I’m going to lay it on the line. You must let go of the captain’s position in your life and trust Him. You must give up the little you’re hanging on to now to gain something infinitely greater. You must let go of the helm and let Him lead.
Unrequited love is the only emotion that allows sane people to taste the “life sentence
There comes a time when attachments no longer clasp you; the drift begins slowly and you can comprehend that all relationships are hollow, phoney and transient.
Just because you took longer than others, doesn’t mean you failed.
Such journeys have convinced me that it is not always possible to restore one’s boundaries after they have been blurred and made permeable by a relationship: try as we might, we cannot reconstitute ourselves as the autonomous beings we previously imagined ourselves to be.