Love Her or Lose Her

“We don’t love each other the easy way.. but our hearts are in the right place every single time. The words will come from you, the deeds will come from me. I trust that. But, what we have between us in impossible to express sometimes. It’s real and it’s big.. and sometimes it creates flaws.”

Such a Fun Age

“… She would say good-bye in yearbook signatures and through heart-broken tears and through emails and over the phone. But, she’d never say good-bye to Emira, which made it seem that Emira would never be completely free of her.”

Dreamland

“For the rest of my long life, I would become known not only for what I would achieve, the lives altered, the buildings raised with my name on them, but for my passionate heart.”

Recipe for a Perfect Wife

“..the hardest question we have to ask ourself in this life is, “who am I?”. Ideally, we answer it for ourselves, but be warned that others will strive to do it for you, so don’t let them”

The Wives

“A woman’s greatest foe is sometimes her hope that’s imagined it all. That she herself is crazy rather than the circumstances of her life. Funny the emotional responsibility a woman is willing to take on just to maintain an illusion..”

Dear Edward

“What happened to you is baked into your bones. It lives under your skin. It’s not going away. It’s part of you and will be part of you every moment until you die. What you’ve been working on, is learning to live with that.”

You Were There Too

“It occurs to me that marriage is a lot like (a) TV. The connection gets loose sometimes – even to the point where you think it might not work anymore – but then something jars it and the wires slip back in place, exactly where they belong, lighting up the screen and bringing back the sound; everything worked as it should.”