S.J. McCoy Quotes
“when you’re a kid you imagine fun things, happy things, all the good things that can happen. When you grow up, you tend to see more of the bad stuff. You take what you’ve experienced and imagination seems to be limited by it, you can only imagine more bad stuff.”
Ben shook his head sadly. “You can still imagine good stuff, if you dare. It’s just that it’s harder to do it when you’re aware of the risks. When life has hurt you, you try to prepare yourself for more hurt. You think you can protect yourself somehow, but you can’t. Hard as it is, it’s better to put yourself out there and look for the good. Otherwise you risk missing out.”
“What you went through taught you that it’s better not to love or trust at all. What I went through taught me that love and trust should be earned, not given blindly. Some people will never be worthy of them, but when you find the ones who are, you let yourself love them with all that you are, you cherish them and protect them.”
“What I've learned is that when you love someone, making them happy is all you can think about. You can't wait to see them, to be with them, to make them smile. But it's so much more than that, too. When you love someone, you see them and accept them for who they are. And you see yourself for who you are. You want to become a better person, so you can be what they need.” His arm tightened around Missy's shoulders. “You want to share everything you are, and everything you have, with them. You want them to share everything they are with you. You want to be perfect, but you know you're not. Then you look in their eyes, and you know that they see you as perfect. Perfect for them. Just as they are perfect for you.”
- Date of birth: June 04
- Born: in The United Kingdom.
- Description: Hi, I'm SJ. A coffee addict, lover of chocolate and drinker of good red wines. I'm a lost soul and a hopeless romantic. Reading and writing are necessary parts of who I am. Though perhaps not as necessary as coffee! I can drink coffee without writing, but I can't write without coffee.
I grew up loving romance novels, my first boyfriends were book boyfriends, but life intervened, as it tends to do, and I wandered down the paths of non fiction for many years. My life changed completely a couple of years ago and I returned to Romance to find my escape.
I write 'Sweet N Steamy' stories because to me there is enough angst and darkness in real life. My favorite romances are happy escapes with a focus on fun, friendships and happily-ever-afters, just like the ones I write.
These days I live in beautiful Montana, the last best place. If I'm not reading or writing you'll find me just down the road in the park - Yellowstone. I have deer, eagles and the occasional bear for company, and I like it that way :0)