Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet.
"but i have an infinite tenderness for you. that, i’ll always have. all my life long."
— blue is the warmest color (2013)
Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and business meetings, but after a while wish they were home in their pajamas. They prefer to devote their social energies to close friends, colleagues, and family. They listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror of small talk, but enjoy deep discussions.
— Quiet (Susan Cain)
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I think that’s at the heart of every friendship: “If I show you this, will you still love me? If I show you this, will you still be with me?”