don’t hesitate. Give in to it. There are plenty
of lives and whole towns destroyed or about
to be. We are not wise, and not very often
kind. And much can never be redeemed.
Still, life has some possibility left. Perhaps this
is its way of fighting back, that sometimes
something happens better than all the riches
or power in the world. It could be anything,
but very likely you notice it in the instant
when love begins. Anyway, that’s often the
case. Anyway, whatever it is, don’t be afraid
of its plenty. Joy is not made to be a crumb."
You may even think you need him.
But that does not mean he is any good for you.
Sometimes, what you want and what’s best for you are two very, very different things.
I know the sun shines brighter when he’s there, baby girl. But he keeps leaving, and you deserve someone who will stay.
I understand that you love him so much you feel an ache in your bones when you’re not touching his neck.
But don’t you realize you spend more time crying over him than anything else?
The bravest thing you can do is let him go. I know it’s hard, God, I know. But you can’t keep setting yourself on fire for someone who stays to watch you burn."
— What I want and what’s best for me are two very, very different things (via myheartin—words)