Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Any pain you feel will never, ever, compare to the regret that comes from walking away from love.
I cared once. Fucked me up.
I can never unlove you. I’ll just love you in a different way now.
Marco, Starting Over Again (via perfect)
Do you know what your problem is? You can’t live with the idea that someone might leave.
And how odd it is
to be haunted by someone
that is still alive.
I Guess the Old You is a Ghost (#589: June 25, 2014)
And when you choose a life partner, you’re choosing a lot of things, including your parenting partner and someone who will deeply influence your children, your eating companion for about 20,000 meals, your travel companion for about 100 vacations, your primary leisure time and retirement friend, your career therapist, and someone whose day you’ll hear about 18,000 times.
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