"Are you the SAT because I’d do you for 3 hours and 45 minutes with a 10 minute break halfway through for snacks, and then I can stare at you for like 10 minutes and think ‘wow, I hope I don’t ruin this.’"
"Everything was her. The light, the dark, the day, the night. Her. Her. She was my first thought in the morning, my last thought at night. She’d taken possession of my soul. She was inside of me, consuming me."
Holland Jaeger (Keeping You A Secret p125, Julie Anne Peters)
Always the phase, never the one.
"The hopeless romantic fell in love with the realist, and neither have been the same way since."
"Before you say yes, get him angry. See him scared, see him wanting, see him sick. Stress changes a person. Find out if he drinks and if he does, get him drunk - you’ll learn more about his sober thoughts. Discover his addictions. See if he puts you in front of them. You can’t change people, baby girl. If they are made one way, it doesn’t just wear off. If you hate how he acts when he’s out of it now, you’re going to hate it much worse eight years down the road. You might love him to bits but it doesn’t change that some people just don’t fit."
inkskinned, “My father’s recipe for the man I should marry” (via partygirlmeltdown)
This is very, very good advice. You learn more about who someone really is when they are under stress or in an emergency than in a dozen calm years.
Stick him with an infant or toddler for an afternoon.
I took one sip.
It felt like I had been holding my breath for two months.
I finished one drink.
And I can’t focus on being sad.
And the sadness and happiness mesh. I am confused. What are emotions? Who am I?
I am sad. I can’t fix this. I can’t fix me. All I know for certain is that I will love her forever.
"I want you to feel something when you hear my name"