"I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go."
"He slept curled against her back, a dark comma against her pale elegant phrase."
"You can’t find intimacy—you can’t find home—when you’re always hiding behind masks. Intimacy requires a certain level of vulnerability. It requires a certain level of you exposing your fragmented, contradictory self to someone else. You running the risk of having your core self rejected and hurt and misunderstood."