• Love with someone else, an actual person, was another matter. People got hurt doing that. People cried and wrapped their arms around themselves and rocked with loss. Loving words got turned to fierce, sharp, whip-cracks of anger that lefft permanent marks. At the least, it disappointed you. At most, it damaged you.

    Deb Caletti (2013). “Love Is All You Need: Wild Roses; The Nature of Jade”, p.27, Simon and Schuster