She doesn’t know how to help.
She reads their words and feels their anguish. She senses the tightness in their chests. She hears the worries that keep them from sleep.
The instinct to want to protect their babies runs deep.
There is power in their anger. The strength required to control their anger makes them far stronger than most. Continue reading →
than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child. – Frank A. Clark
is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw
It’s true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings,
but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with
are their own. – Nora Ephron
Beware the man who, when you tell him you’re leaving your husband, starts to cry and lament the fact that his wife left him five years ago.
Beware the man who, when surrounded by the beauty of his own children, sheds “happy” tears about a stranger’s five year old daughter who sat on his lap and kissed his cheek.
Embrace the man who gazes at you and tears up because he knows his life is blessed by your presence; and he makes it his mission to never let you feel taken for granted.
don’t bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping,
of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas;
you will get better results if you just watch him laugh.
If he laughs well, he’s a good man. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
can be traced to saying yes too quickly
and not saying no soon enough. – Josh Billings What is a rebel? A *woman* who says no. – Albert Camus