Sometimes, the best way to not get your heart broken is to act like you don’t have one. 

"'Oh,' he said softly. 'How sad. Your heart is broken and you've never even had a chance to use it.'"
Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear (via sylviaplant)
"I gave wrong people the right pieces of me."
"I think we grow up thinking the only love that counts as true love is the kind that lasts forever or is fully realized. When you have a broken heart, the first thing a stranger will ask is ‘how long were you two together?’ As if your pain can be determined by how long you were with someone. Or if you were with them at all. I don’t think that’s how it works. I think unrequited love is just as valid as any other kind. It’s just as crushing and just as thrilling. No matter what happens in this situation, I want you to remember that what you are doing is selfless and beautiful and kind. You are loving someone purely because you love them, not because you think you’ll ever have your affections reciprocated. You are admiring something for its beauty, without needing to own it. Feel good about being the kind of person who loves selflessly. I think someday you’ll find someone who loves you in that exact same way."
Taylor Swift (via wordsthat-speak)
"I just want somebody who will never stop choosing me."
A.G. (via c-oquetry)

― Katie Cotugno, How to Love


― Katie CotugnoHow to Love