We emotionally manipulated each other until we thought it was love.
|—||Warsan Shire, “34 Excuses For Why We Failed at Love” (via shaitea)|
Who isn’t crazy sometimes? Who hasn’t driven around a block hoping a certain person will come out; who hasn’t haunted a certain coffee shop, or stared obsessively at an old picture; who hasn’t toiled over every word in a letter, taken four hours to write a two-sentence email, watched the phone praying it will ring; who doesn’t lay awake at night sick with the image of her sleeping with someone else?
|—||We Live in Water: Stories (Jess Walter)|
Go on, tell them I ate your homework. They’ll never believe you.