"Inside us there is a word we cannot pronounce and that is who we are."
"At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life."
"Would losing me even be a loss?"
"I wish you could look into my eyes and see the reflection of who you really are."
"I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become."
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.
I want her to melt into me, like butter on toast. I want to absorb her and walk around for the rest of my days with her encased in my skin.