“There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else’s terms.”
—Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (via larmoyante)
Maybe nostalgia slapped on a beautiful tinge to my memories, but at the very least, I really felt safe and protected by his side when I was working. He was once my pillar of strength at work and I think that’s enough.