"I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of."
"You think you know someone, but that person always changes, and you keep changing, too. I understood it suddenly, how that’s what being alive means. Our own invisible plates shifting inside of our bodies, beginning to align into the people we are going to become."
"I, too, remember the feeling. You are caught between all that was and all that must be. You feel lost."
how many whats until you give up on trying to hear what the person is saying
"I thought we would’ve fallen together."
"You will be shocked, kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever.
That’s why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it."
"You will learn that sometimes human beings have to just sit in one place and, like, HURT. That you will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do. That there is such a thing as raw, unalloyed, agendaless kindness. That it is possible to fall asleep during an anxiety attack."