Kent Haruf Quote
Who does ever get what they want? It doesn't seem to happen to many of us if any at all. It's always two people bumping against each other blindly, acting out of old ideas and dreams and mistaken understandings.
The three most important words in a relationship are not, 'I love you,' but, 'Tell me more.
Should' assumes that when either willingness or ability is lacking, it may be compensated for by an abundance of the other. This is simply not realistic.
At times she had thought that this was the only kind of connection you could have with people—intense, inexplicable and ultimately incomplete.