"Like, who cares about perfection? Who cares about being the full package? I am flawed and awkward and fluffy and I might never catch a ball in my entire life. And I might never be one of the greatest minds of all-time. Like, I might just be one of the greatest minds of my generation. Like top two... I'm okay with that.
"I think the important thing is to love yourself. I'm sure self-love is easy when you're someone like Hunter. But when you're as flawed as me – when you're as flawed as me... choosing to love yourself might be the bravest thing ever attempted in the history of the world."
Downward Dog deals with mental illness and I'm crying so hard right now. 😰😰😰😰
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Posted on: Friday, April 7th, 2017
"But that's not love. Like love love. The kind of love I hear about all the time on country music stations as I'm driving around West Alabama. Did John ever have love in his life? Not I-really-feel-something-for-this-kid-Tyler love but Mississippi River love, Fifth of Whiskey love, Muscadine Wine Tom Petty Track All Night Till The Sun Come Back love, or even a quieter, steadier, maybe even longer love? Did John ever have a relationship resembling any like that? Or did he spend the entirety of a lifetime without it?"
S-Town, chapter VI