We emotionally manipulated each other until we thought it was love.
— Warsan Shire, “34 Excuses For Why We Failed at Love” (via epikhi)
I fell in love with her. I could barely sleep, I was yearning for her, I dreamed of her, thought I could feel her until I realized that I was clutching the pillow or the blanket.
— Bernhard Schlink, The Reader (via feellng)
All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.
— Mae West (via observando)