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Cheryl Strayed says many of those people love you and are worthy of your love…

“The people who squawk the loudest about such things have almost never had to get over anything. Or at least not any thing that was genuinely, mind-fuckingly, soul-crushingly life altering. Some of those people believe they’re being helpful by minimizing … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed says the real work of deep grief…

“The obliterated place is equal parts destruction and creation. The obliterated place is pitch black and bright light. It is water and parched earth. It is mud and it is manna. The real work of deep grief is making a … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed says compassion isn’t about solutions…

“But compassion isn’t about solutions. It’s about giving all the love that you’ve got.”  – Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

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Cheryl Strayed says it’s the best thing we have to give and the most valuable thing we receive…

“I can’t say when you’ll get love or how you’ll find it or even promise you that you will. I can only say you are worthy of it and that it’s never too much to ask for it and that … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed says practice saying the word “love” to the people you love…

“So release yourself from that. Don’t be strategic or coy. Strategic and coy are for jackasses. Be brave. Be authentic. Practice saying the word ‘love’ to the people you love so when it matters the most to say it, you … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed says let it open you…

“Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start here.”  – Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

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Cheryl Strayed says the story of human intimacy is…

“The story of human intimacy is one of constantly allowing ourselves to see those we love most deeply in a new, more fractured light. Look hard. Risk that.”  – Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear … Continue reading

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