…d I can feel both the space and the freedom in this idea: space to change, grow, and make mistakes. Freedom from my life-long quest for perfection and the self-blame when I fall short. I’m still skeptical that this person can exist — a person that looks like me, acts like me, and talks like me, but is nevertheless not inherently wrong. But I like the idea of her, so I’ll keep trying.
…d a lot to do with things you just can’t control. You can’t control who crosses your path and when. All you can control is who you place on the receiving end of your love, and until you find the right match, don’t blame yourself too much. Don’t beat yourself up.