I’ve pursued dreams and achieved them, but I don’t think anybody should think their life is incomplete if they don’t follow some dream. Happiness doesn’t come from achievements, or money, or any sort of treasure. Happiness is a frame of mind, not a destination. It’s appreciating what you’ve got and building relationships with those around you.
Sometimes you meet a person and you just click—you’re comfortable with them, like you’ve known them your whole life, and you don’t have to pretend to be anyone or anything.
For every happiness I encounter, I feel like something is going to take it away from me.
And that’s why I numb myself ahead of time.
My wants are simple: a job that I like and a guy whom I love.
—Emily Giffin, Something Borrowed