We talk about unconditional love, and we may think it means love without hassle.
we find that speaking to another human being breaks the spell of our obsession and returns us to the real world.
Why is it that sometimes we can talk about a problem and still not feel better?
What happens to a girl who doesn’t get the help she needs from her parents?
But we do deserve help. We deserve all the help we want and need, whether it’s a ride home when our car won’t start or a friend’s arms to hold us when we’re crying.
In our solitude we feel we are unique in our troubles and unhappiness, and that there’s no way out.
To be an artist is to be turned in to and turned toward the new, saying yes to life in all its diversity and richness.
People like to know we are thinking of them and are concerned.
Angry words hurt and mark people. Even if our parents didn’t really mean it
Wrong decisions are often made by focusing on external things:
good navigator knows how to read the signs and make the weather work to help the boat and crew.
If you are feeling lonely or unwanted you have to understand it’s not about you being unwanted.