I realized that I was holding on to something that didn’t exist anymore. That the person I missed didn’t exist anymore. People change.
— Sarah Ockler (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
She had a mind like a box of fireworks and hands that played recklessly with matches.
Every great loss demands that we choose life again. We need to grieve in order to do this. The pain we have not grieved over will always stand between us and life. When we don’t grieve, a part of us becomes caught in the past…
— Rachel Naomi Remen (via quotethat)
my english teacher accused me of plagiarizing an essay i wrote about my own life