People may assume you aren’t creative or original – but that’s far from the case.
Because they immediately see the humanity in everyone, they are able to love others unconditionally. They are more forgiving, accepting and open-minded.
You wonder how it could be possible to love this much, to love this hard, to be so very there, to always be entirely in.
Can you be honest with yourself about the value you provide people?
Being a writer isn’t anything special. It’s just a thing you do because it feels good or because someone is paying you to do it.
They will start to dislike you for their chronic dissatisfaction and unrealistic expectations, and you will increasingly seem flawed to them.
We’re so caught up in the chase that we don’t know what to do when the right person stops us in our tracks.
And you, you who will fascinate me until the very essence of you permeate the molecules that make up my body, until all my atoms rearrange to revolve around you; I want you.
Sure, love is compromise, but love also means not being afraid to ask for what you were told was impossible. Love means being denied and saying, “More please.”
I am now the parent, dispensing medications, driving Mom to doctor’s appointments, and reminding her to eat. The stresses of managing someone else’s life was only increased tenfold when I was diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer.