Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
I really don’t know what ‘I love you’ means. I think it means ‘Don’t leave me here alone.’
What’s the point of living if you’re going to hate the world? Guard your heart if you have to, but don’t shut it away.
Just remember that sometimes, the way you think about a person isn’t the way they actually are.