Tuesday, December 11, 2007

just before the heart breaks

"he was playing a character i had invented, which is somewhat telling. in desperate love, it's always like this, isn't it? in desperate love, we always invent the characters of our own partners, demanding that they be what we need of them, and then feeling devastated when they refuse to perform the role we created in the first place."

eat, pray, love ~ elizabeth gilbert

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