You’re only human. And as humans, we can’t expect to shoulder all of our pain. Sometimes we have to share it with the people who love us so we don’t come crashing down from the weight of it all.
There is no such thing as bad people. We’re all just people who sometimes do bad things.[repeated often in the rest of the book]
Sometimes even grown women need their mother’s comfort so we can just take a break from having to be strong all the time.
Shouldn’t there be more distaste in our mouths for the abusers than for those who continue to love the abusers?
Preventing your heart from forgiving someone you love is actually a hell of a lot harder than simply forgiving them.
One of the biggest signs a person has matured – knowing how to appreciate things that matter to others, even if they don’t matter very much to you.
No one is exclusively bad, nor is anyone exclusively good. Some are just forced to work harder at suppressing the bad.
Maybe love isn’t something that comes full circle. It just ebbs and flows, in and out, just like the people in our lives.