"You don’t ever really let go, though. You don’t stop. You don’t stop hurting, you don’t stop loving. It doesn’t go away, you just keep living and eventually things get pushed into the background of your life so it’s not consuming you every day. And then one day you know you’re okay. It still hurts, you still miss that person. And yeah, you forget the details. The way she smelled, the way her mouth tasted, how her skin felt, the sound of her voice. It’s almost like a different life, a different person that loved her, was with her. But on a day-to-day level, you know you’re okay. Sort of."
"we live in a world where women are sexualized but can’t be sexual"
"The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art."
"Why do I still love you?"
"you learn to love those who show you love. attention. but you fall in love with someone who has seen your soul entirely bare before them."
"The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention."