Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion, and empathy.
Girls are not machines that you put kindness coins into until sex falls out.
The point for me is to create relationships based on deeper and more real notions of trust. So that love becomes defined not by sexual exclusivity, but by actual respect, concern, commitment to act with kind intentions, accountability for our actions, and a desire for mutual growth.
The hardest battle you will ever have to fight is between who you are now and who you want to be.
All Her life She had wanted to have someone that She could go to, to crawl into the center of and let all of Her secrets rest. She wanted someone that She could love and be loved by. She wanted to stay up late and have deep conversations with. She wanted to play all Her favorite songs with someone until they became their favorite songs.
She wanted to share life with someone, it was that simple. She knew it was coming, it was the waiting that seemed to take the most from Her, but it never kept Her down; She was too strong for that.