"When you start to know someone, all their physical characteristics start to disappear. You begin to dwell in their energy, recognize the scent of their skin. You see only the essence of the person, not the shell. That’s why you can’t fall in love with beauty. You can lust after it, be infatuated by it, want to own it. You can love it with your eyes and your body but not your heart. And that’s why, when you really connect with a person’s inner self, any physical imperfections disappear, become irrelevant."

Lisa Unger, Beautiful Lies (via upsetness)

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"Love does not always have to be this mountain top experience, but it does need to be as constant as a mountain; never moving, always steady and willing to stay."

T.B. LaBerge // Go Now (via awelltraveledwoman)

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"Wasn’t that the definition of home? Not where you are from, but where you are wanted."

Abraham Verghese, Cutting of the Stone (via wordsnquotes)

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