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S.J. Watson Quotes

I looked over at him, running in the distance. Another faulty, fucked-up brain in a healthy body.
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We're constantly changing facts, rewriting history to make things easier, to make them fit in with our preferred version of events. We do it automatically. We invent memories. Without thinking. If we tell ourselves something happened often enough we start to believe it, and then we can actually remember it.

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I want him to be happy. And I want you to be happy, too. Even if you can only find that happiness without me.

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With him everything is a test, affection is measured, that given weighed against that which has been received, and the balance, more often than not, disappointing him.

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It's perfectly possible to hold two opposing points of view in the mind at once, oscillating between them.

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And then, when there is nothing else between us but love, we can begin to find a way to truly be together.

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Progress? You call this progress?" I was almost shouting now, anger spilled out of me as if I could no longer contain it. "If that's what it is, then I don't know if I want it." The tears were flooding now, uncontrollable. "I don't want it!" I closed my eyes and abandoned myself to my grief. It felt better, somehow, to be helpless.

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Pain, or pleasure. I could not tell where one ended and the other began.

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I want to sleep. To find a safe place somewhere, and close my eyes, and rest, like an animal.
That is what I am. An animal. Living from moment to moment, day to day, trying to make sense of the world in which I find myself.

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He put his hand on mine. I fell into him, knowing what he would do, what he must do, and he did. He opened his arms and held me, and I let him embrace me. "It's okay," he said. "It's okay.

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The hands on the shoulder, then the hug.The mouths that find each other through the tears.

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His grief is not new. It has had the time to bed down within him, to become part of his foundations, rather than something that rocks them.

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Chrissy," she said. Her voice was quiet, measured. I thought I detected something in it, some new emotion. Fear. "Describe Ben to me.

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Work. Write. Read. Keep putting words on the page, because that's the only way you'll get better.

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