"All I wanted was to receive the love I gave."
(10 word story)
"You do care. You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it."
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
"We assume others show love the same way we do — and if they don’t, we worry it’s not there."
Everyone has their own love language. That’s one of the most important lessons I’ve ever learned.
"When it’s time to suffer, you should suffer; when it’s time to cry, you should cry. Cry completely. Cry until there are no more tears and then recognize in your exhaustion that you’re alive. The sun still rises and sets. The seasons come and go. Absolutely nothing remains the same and that includes suffering. When the suffering ends wisdom begins to raise the right questions."
Seido Ray Ronci, “The Examined Life” (via ohdreaming