I think you need to go through all the pain, all the tears, all of the wonders— all of that, so when the right person comes along you won’t be asking, “is this right?” but will know, this is how its supposed to feel.
I think you need to fall in love with the wrong person. I think you need to fight and cry and sweat and bleed and fail. I think you need to have bad relationships and bad breakups. I think you need all of that so that when the right person and the right relationship comes along you can sigh with relief and say, “Ah yes. That is how its supposed to feel.
|—||Excerpt from “Conversations with my Mother” (via seabelle)|