"A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty."
— Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking (via fakeville)
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"And she finds it difficult to believe — that a person would love her even when she isn’t trying. Trying to figure out what other people need, trying to be worthy."
— Margaret Atwood (via wordsthat-speak)
"Everyone knows how to talk, and no one knows what to say."
— Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down (via quotes-shape-us)