I want us to be together without bothering about ourselves- to be really together because we ARE together, as if it were a phenomenon, not a thing we have to maintain by our own effort.
No one knows for certain how much impact they have on the lives of other people. Oftentimes, we have no clue. Yet we push it just the same.
Dear Future You,
Hold on. Please.
Dear Current You,
I’m holding on. But it hurts.
Dear Past You,
I held on. Thank you.
In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk.
I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.
Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.”
When we face pain in relationships our first response is often to sever bonds rather than to maintain commitment.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.