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This is a Love Story This is a Love Story by Jessica Thompson
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“But if it is love, real love, then I want them to find each other. Because I believe that love is an overwhelming, all-consuming force, and when it's genuine you can't really ignore it. No matter how long it takes. It knocks down your door by force. It keeps you awake at night. It plagues your thoughts and burn your soul. If it is love, they won't need me at all. By telling my daughter that the man of her dreams loves her too, would I not be getting in the way? Meddling with fate?”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“It must be difficult loving someone that much and having to pack it away into a little box and pretend it isn't there'
That was a very good way of describing it. A little box. Packed full of love. Love that I had never really been able to express, so it was banging away at the sides and screaming to be let out. 
'Yes it has been. And really, it's a little box I carry everywhere with me, because I guess the love never properly goes away.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“She looked different. Oh yes, that was it - I didn't love her anymore. 
People do look different when you fall out of love with them.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I am a desperate romantic. I love the idea of random collisions of the heart.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
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“I never wanted to be the one to break her heart, to disappoint her, to be late for dinner or to hog the bed. I never wanted to be the person to make her cry, or turn out to be a huge let-down. She meant to much to me for any of that. While I believed I could love her better than anyone in the world, I didn't really trust myself to be... Well, good enough.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I needed to learn how to redesign the route to my heart so someone else stood a chance in hell of navigating it.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“You know the type - the ones who steal your heart and leave you floundering helplessly without it for half a decade, shoving other things into the gap where it used to be, but finding that they don't bloody fit”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“This connection had the potential to be too special to ruin it with the hurt of misfired romantic intentions. And while half of me wanted to tear his shirt off with my teeth, I also wanted him to be in my life for the duration. I didn't want him to be the one I avoided because he'd hurt me. If I was just his friend, then I would still be blessed. If it meant swallowing my pride and being his shoulder when he got hurt, or being the one he ranted at when he was angry, I was prepared to do it with dignity.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“Heartbroken men are like wild animals, running around with hysteria in their eyes, desperately trying to knock the dents out of their egos. ”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I'll be honest with you here... I'd describe it as a wild, almost uncontrollable need to be a part of that person's life. A passion, really. Yes - in fact, the best way of describing it is if you lost everything - your job, your home, your car - but that person was still by your side, none of it would really matter.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I like to pick things apart, analyse them and put them back in a better order than they had been in before”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“If you're worrying about yourself too much, help someone wlse who has real worries. Turn your anxiety into something productive.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“This was it. It was pulse-racing, heart-wrenching, dizzying love. The kind that touches every one of your nerve endings and renders you almost insane. The kind I could not give into easily because it already hurt like hell before lift-off.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“People do look different when you fall out of love with them. But then again, I wasn't sure if it had ever been love I'd felt for her, or for anyone in fact.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“So if you ask me if I'm sad, I'll say yes, I'm sadder than I've ever been in my life. And if you ask me if I'm angry, I'll say definitely, because I feel like he's been stolen from me. But most importantly, I'm happy. Happy that I was lucky enough to call him my dad and my friend. So happy that it was worth all the struggle, and the fear, and the pain, because without all of that, you can never truly say you experienced the best bits.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“What am I going to do?
I wish I knew the answer, Sienna. The man your going to marry is walking this earth. He's alive right now, somewhere. He could be in Australia, backpacking with friends; he could be working in a bar in China; he could be a hotshot American lawyer; he could be a musician; he could be going about his life in London at this very moment... Any day now, your paths could cross. She smiled when I said this, like it brought her comfort.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I could train myself out of all this. Like a smoker, I could cut down. Like a drinker, I could kick the bottle. Like someone in love, I could learn to redesign the route to my heart so someone else stood a chance in hell of navigating it. I could do this.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I still can't help but love Sienna, though, I adore her. looking at her still makes me melt somewhere deep in my soul. Her presence lifts me up more than anyone else I know. Thinking about her fills me with happiness. What we have is unique. But I have accepted that she will never be mine, so I have to just love her from a distance and move on. It's working. It really is. I am finally achieving peace.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“Grief. I don't know how to describe it other than as a roller coaster that drops you into the pit of hell with the rats and the demons, and then lifts you up above the clouds to the place where heaven begins.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“That was the awakening, really; it dawned on me that this wasn't really very fair on anyone. On her. On me. On Sienna. But I wasn't willing to change anything, either. I was fiercely protective of my friendship with Sienna. I had fought for it, against my true feelings, for years. I had battled so hard to suppress my feelings, and succeeded. I could never let her go.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“Maybe it was just one of those moments when people come together like magnets, drawn into each other's arms by heightened emotions, but it never happens again.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“But if it is love, real love, then I want them to find each other. Because I believe that love is an overwhelming, all-consuming force, and when it's genuine you can't really ignore it. No matter how long it takes. It knocks down your door by force. It keeps you awake at night. It plagues your thoughts and burns your soul. If it is love, they won't need me at all.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I am a desperate romantic. I love the idea of random collisions of the heart. I crave quirky meetings rather than the conventional way women get chatted up at bars and dragged home for a night of drunken fumbling with a man they barely know. 'We got talking through mutual friends at dinner' is dire.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“En mi interior hay una pequeña Julieta que espera que
mis ojos se encuentren con los de mi Romeo a través de
los cristales de un acuario o del hueco del estante de una
biblioteca.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“Solo tengo veinte años, pero lamento el día en que
murieron las buenas historias de amor a la antigua.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“One thing concerns me a little, nick has a girlfriend, right? Well, how do you think she'll  feel about all of this? He probed. He had this look on his face that he always had when I'm doing something a little bit naughty. You know, something you can get away with, but it's still a bit dodgy.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“It's always difficult when someone dies. Things are left unfinished, regrets gape wide open like a wound with no one there to stitch it all together and make everything all right again.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I realised how fatalistic this sounded. Like it was the beginning of the end. The start of the last chapter.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“He seemed horribly accepting of where he was, almost as if a way out seemed so impossible that he was just sitting out the rest of his life now, waiting for it to end.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story
“I have a habit of filling quiet moments with stupid chatter rather than intelligent vocal contributions to society.”
Jessica Thompson, This is a Love Story

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