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What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
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Sarah Dessen
“I mean, it's not surprising, really. Once you love something, you always love it in some way. You have to. It's, like, part of you for good.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye
tags: love

Sarah Dessen
“I mean, it's impossible to fake anything if you've already seen the other person in a way they'd never choose for you to. You can't go back from that.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye
tags: real

Sarah Dessen
“If only you could really use a fail-proof system to know who was worth keeping and who needed to be thrown away. It would make it so much easier to move through the world, picking and choosing what connections to make, or whether to make any at all.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Sarah Dessen
“Home wasn't a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Sarah Dessen
“Yeah. I mean, acknowledging is easy. Something happened or it didn't. But understanding... that's where things get sticky.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Sarah Dessen
“Odd how it was so easy for a stranger to assume such familiarity. Especially when those who were supposed to know you best often didn't, not at all.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Sarah Dessen
“Accepting all the good and bad about someone. It's a great thing to aspire to. The hard part is actually doing it.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Sarah Dessen
“It was like when you ripped a piece of paper into two: no matter how you tried, the seams never fit exactly right again. It was what you couldn't see, those tiniest of pieces, that were lost in the severing, and their absence kept everything from being complete.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye


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