else is just a blueprint
The best of me is not for you.
Perhaps they loved me too much and I am looking for an unrealistic love that only they can offer. The type of love where you can completely fuck off, but you know it will be okay, because of that unconditional love that exists between you two.
He chooses quality people in his circle because that’s who will motivate him to be a better man.
There’s a difference between omitting the truth — which is really just a fancy way of saying “lying” — and simply not volunteering information.
“When I look into your eyes, I see the future. I see kids, I see minivans… you name it, I see it.”
Sometimes a good person will exit your life so that a greater person can enter.
It hurts to know that they’re right there, that they’re still the same person you shared so many memories with but can no longer reach out to. It hurts to know that you really didn’t matter because they could just drop you so easily.
But seeing her, knowing she was gone, something about it felt so wrong. A life had ended. And the thought of continuing to do the same, to follow her path, felt wrong. I wish I could explain it more clearly, to find the right words, but I knew in that moment things had to change.
I’ll be 35 this November.