Now that I have a choice, I want someone who will choose me back. I used to think I was searching for someone to have and to hold, but I know now I am searching for someone with practice in letting go.
Don’t wait to tell someone how much you love them for fear of rejection; don’t not say how you feel for you’re unsure how it will be received; don’t avoid calling for worry your intentions may be questioned.
The people you deem emotionally strong, comforting presences, are that way because they spend time within cultivating these parts of themselves. It takes a lot of work, and it’s not a group effort. It’s something that they must do for themselves.