no matter how close i think i am with someone there’s always someone before me like i’m literally never someone’s first option
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
— Andre Dubus (via drupes)
You never realize the holes a person leaves behind until you fall into them.
— Neal Shusterman, The Dark Side of Nowhere (via perfect)