i wanted to say it was my fault, but as i thought about it i realized the things that tore us apart were all of the qualities in me you wished people saw in you. it wasn’t my fault, it was my strength, my courage, my pride, my relentless need to help people become better versions of themselves—it was all of the things about me that you dreamt about being but never were that took me...
you can only push someone so hard and so far away before they’ll stop resisting and start moving in any direction that doesn’t lead to you. -tbrumm
only you can decide what you’re worthy of and what isn’t worth of you. -tbrumm
One minute you’re looking in his eyes, seeing your feelings being reflected back at you, and the next you can’t even get him to look your way. -tbrumm
“i don’t have an understanding of family. mine was here and there and sometimes it felt as if they were no where to be found.”
Small minds can’t comprehend big spirits. To be great, you have to be willing to...– (via myquotelibrary)
This bed is emptiest in the morning with out you.
sincesheleft: It’s empty at night, too, but at night I lay down with all of the problems of the day in bed, in my head with me. When I awake, it’s just me, alone with my thoughts of you. The bed is empty in the morning, I feel so empty in the morning.
I want someone who is fierce and will love me until death and knows that love is...– Jeanette Winterson (via misswallflower)
I wondered what happened when you offered yourself to someone, and they opened...– Jodi Picoult (My Sister’s Keeper)
have we ever considered that those who preach the loudest with the utmost conviction might just be trying to convince themselves? -tbrumm
“if his death taught me anything, it’s that when life doesn’t hand us the punishment we think we deserve, we are wholly adept at delivering it unto ourselves.” -sara benincasa
“i walked myself to the edge of the abyss and stared down, feeling my toes curl over the lip, seriously considering giving myself over to the yawning absence of anything.” -sara benincasa
“i heard rumors about things he had supposedly done and things that had supposedly been done to him, but they were rumors only, confused teenagers’ attempts at explaining the inexplicable.” -sara benincasa
“kevin was somewhere, perched in the back of my mind, reminding me that clear-cut choices are few and far between, and i had better not fuck this one up.” -sara benincasa