Tuesday, January 11

Freddie: We’d be good together. Don’t you think?

Effy: No.

Freddie: Why?

Effy: Because I’ll break your heart.

Freddie: Maybe I’ll break yours.

Effy: Nobody breaks my heart. And anyway, why would I want that?

My philosophy in life is, instead of trying to ‘find’ myself, to simply experience every possible ‘me’ that i can. Whether that be through religion, or fashion, or culture, or sex - or any other dimension in life. And when my time here is over, won’t knowing that I explored every possibility of who I could be, won’t that be so much more fulfilling than if I had spent my whole life trying to define who I should be?

Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that’s all. You can’t see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it.

— Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

It’s better to have nobody, than to have someone who is half there, or doesn’t want to be.
— Angelina Jolie

Sex is more than an act of pleasure, its’ the ability to be able to feel so close to a person, so connected, so comfortable that it’s almost breathtaking to the point you feel you can’t take it. And at this moment you’re a part of them.

Words betrayed her: beautiful butterflies in her mind; dead moths when she opened her mouth for their release into the world.