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Anaïs Nin

“Again I take a taxi to Clichy address, but feel that I do not want to go on loving Henry more actively than he loves me (having realized that nobody will ever love me in that overabundant, overexpressive, overthoughtful, overhuman way I love people), and so I will wait for him. So I ask taxi driver to drop me at the Galeries Lafayette, where I begin to look for a new hat and to shop for Christmas. Pride? I don't know. A kind of wise retreat. I need people too much. So I bury my gigantic defect, my overflow of love, under trivialities, like a child. I amuse myself with a new hat.”


Anaïs Nin, Incest: From A Journal of Love - The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin
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Incest: From A Journal of Love - The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin (1932-1934) Incest: From A Journal of Love - The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin by Anaïs Nin
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