"Hollowness: that I understand. I'm starting to believe that there isn't anything you can do to fix it. That's what I've taken from the therapy sessions: the holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree roots around concrete; you mold yourself through the gaps"
"I have never understood how people can blithely disregard the damage they do by following their hearts."
"There’s something comforting about the sight of strangers safe at home."
"I have lost control over everything, even the places in my head."
"it’s possible to miss what you’ve never had, to mourn for it."