I need you more than you’ll ever know
And it took a long time till I came clean with myself. I come clean out of love with my lover. I still love her, loved her more when she used to be sober and I was kinder.
We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories.
― Jonathan Gottschall, The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human (via skeletongarden)