Because they remain

But you know Hajime, some feelings cause us pain because they remain.

– South of the Border, West of the Sun: Haruki Murakami –

This quote really suits me well for my one-side love situation. It’s not that easy for me to stop my feeling for him even though I’ve came to the conclusion that he will never replicate my feeling.

The heart is such a complex organ. The more we try to get rid of that feeling, the more it remains. Hopefully, it will go away as soon as possible.

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Daily Prompt: Why, Thank You?

What’s the best (or rather, worst) backhanded compliment you’ve ever received? If you can’t think of any — when’s the last time someone paid you a compliment you didn’t actually deserve?

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Last month, I visited my mom’s aunt who kept telling me that I was very cute when I was a kid. She spoke so often that I felt like my grown-up version kind of failed her expectation. I didm’ think she meant to do that, however her compliments made me feel that way.