Why was I still here? Why was I punishing myself day and night contemplating whether to end it and get on with my life?
I just thought, “I’m so lonely.”
An existential moment.
There is comfort in sadness.
Friendship is being there when it might not be easy and it probably won’t benefit you. Love goes a long way.
And what made Williams scary, and funny, was the little voice in the back of your head thinking: He’s tearing himself apart for us.
All we are and all we will be is this — a beautiful mess of effort and resilience. We must keep moving and poking at life’s uncertainties. Do not hide.
1. It’s 3 a.m. Everyone in the world (okay, maybe not everyone. But a lot of ones, nonetheless) is not that good at being awake and alone at this time of day.
Lana Del Rey, even with her melancholy vocals and brooding melodies, is far from epitomizing what being sad really is.
Distractions are good, but don’t get lost and forget about the important things.