Relationships are tricky, can be messy, and are generally really complicated. This is true when you’re 17, in high school, and don’t have a solid grasp on how to cover up zits. But it’s also true when you’re 25, have your own health insurance and cell phone plan, but happen to be drinking wine in the afternoon.

Some people come into your life as transient spiritual workers, then leave a tiny footprint on your heart as they walk on by, and you’re never the same. Others are like a thorn in your ass that you got from running into a rose bush. Either way, everyone is a teacher.


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