That’s the kind of women we’ve been. We’ve made a romance out of our own differences, out of our own disillusionment and denial.
if you can understand your feelings, you can be prepared to defend yourself against them ever overwhelming you again.
“Maybe there is no way for love to fail, because the eventual result of all love is New Life.”
Maybe I have been rejected. But maybe I’ve also been let go. Maybe I’ve also been freed.
They are solid. These men are consistent in character. They are loyal to themselves. To their word. They are transparent with themselves
The pain I’ve endured is part of our story. Why would I forget that? Why would I need to forgive it either?
In a roundabout way, he was just saying help. I didn’t want to.
Some of us can’t—won’t—because the feelings we are able to have, we have because we are finally away from the person who breaks us down, from the past which cannot contain our passion and potential and satisfy our hunger.
We’re afraid the ultimate attainment won’t be enough to quiet our nerves and settle us into ourselves.
You will never be prepared for heartache. You just have to plunge in and figure out how to breakthrough.