"You want to know what I'm scared of? I'm scared of everything! I'm scared to move! I'm scared to breathe! I'm scared to touch you! I can't lose you. I won't survive. And that's your fault. You made me love you. You made me let you in and then you freaking died in my arms." Alex to Izzie; Grey's Anatomy quotes
I think a lot of people don't understand what real romance is. Anyone can buy flowers, candy and jewelry, there's no love in that. The truly romantic things in life are those little things you do every day to show you care, and that you're thinking of them. It's going out of your way to make them happy. The way you hold her hand when you know she's scared, or you save the last piece of cake for him... continue ...
be kind. and don't hang out with people who aren't. even if their vitriol is not directed at you, ultimately they are only there to have their noise be the loudest in your head. and that others might actually be able to love or to be loved more or be free enough to be happy or who they really are, to feel feel more than they could ever feel scares the shit out of them.