"It sounds harsh perhaps, letting go so completely of those in the past, but it’s not as if we pretend the relationship never happened. You learned and changed and grew in your old relationship—those experiences will always be with you, shaping who you will become."
"Just once when they interview a serial killer’s neighbor I’d like to hear them say “Yeah, that doesn’t surprise me, he was a real Weirdo”"
"Don’t surrender all your joy for an idea you used to have about yourself that isn’t true anymore."
"And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain ways, they can’t ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young."
"We were. And then we weren’t"
"Rule 1: Don’t let someone be too important in your life."
"Don’t try to figure me out. It will only exhaust you."
"Don’t plant your bad days. They grow into weeks. The weeks grow into months. Before you know it, you got yourself a bad year. Take it from me - choke those little bad days. Choke ‘em down to nothing."
"I like my hair messy. My love wild. And my sex aggressive. But I’m still a sensitive woman, just with passion."