Thoughts that can't escape

"I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself."

"You don't tell people when you're not okay," she said, "because it's hard watching them not know what to do."

"Then you end up comforting them, even though the one who needed comforting was you."

"Vodka was easier to swallow than the fact that you weren't coming back."

"As you get older, you really start to understand more about why people drink the night away, smoke their lungs black, or throw themselves off buidlings."