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And when you choose a life partner, you’re choosing a lot of things, including your parenting partner and someone who will deeply influence your children, your eating companion for about 20,000 meals, your travel companion for about 100 vacations, your primary leisure time and retirement friend, your career therapist, and someone whose day you’ll hear about 18,000 times.

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And when you choose a life partner, you’re choosing a lot of things, including your parenting partner and someone who will deeply influence ...
I laughed and said, ‘Life is easy.’ What I meant was, ‘Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again.’
It all ends in tears anyway.
You are the knife I turn inside myself; that is love. That, my dear, is love.
It’s such a liability to love another person… it’s like playing catch with grenades.
I love you—I do—but I am afraid of making that love too important. Because you’re always going to leave me. We can’t deny it. You’re always ...
We’re all lonely for something we don’t know we’re lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing...
I’ve been taught that love is beautiful and kind, but it isn’t like that at all. It is beautiful, but it’s a terrible beauty, a ruthless one...
But no matter how mad I’ve been, I never for one second stopped wanting you here with me.
You don’t stop loving someone just because you hate them.
Know that I loved you. Know that it was not enough.
It’s not that you should never love something so much that it can control you. It’s that you need to love something that much so you can nev...