I like looking at you. I keep telling myself we have to take it slow, but it feels good to look at you - to want you - to touch you. And I like how you look at me, too.
—Long Heather, “Have Yourself a Marine Christmas (Always a Marine)”
"And it wasn’t my choice to love you but it was mine to leave. I don’t think the moon ever meant to be a satellite, kept in loving orbit, locked in hopeless inertia, destined to repeat the same pattern over and over - to meet in eclipse with the sun - only when the numbers allowed." - Lang Leav
Love is a weakness. I learned that the hard way. Love makes you risk everything, and gives you nothing but disappointment, scorn, and the lifelong scars of heartbreak in return. I know that from experience.
—Serena Gray, “Claim (A Dangerous Man, #3)
That’s how when a person develops an attraction toward someone. He’s nowhere, then suddenly he’s everywhere, whether you want him to be or not.
—Colleen Hoover, “Ugly Love”
Sometimes when something painful and bad happens to a kid, they block it out so well they can’t remember it when they grow up.
—Sara Wolf, “Arranged”