Life will take its toll on all of us. We get injured, we get old. It’s really sad to try to run away from these harsh realities of life. Looks are not everything. I am not going to look beautiful all the time.
– Aishwarya Rai
The people who say you are not facing reality actually mean that you are not facing their idea of reality. Reality is above all else a variable. With a firm enough commitment, you can sometimes create a reality which did not exist before.
I repeatedly failed at having him choose reality over delusion. Continued attempts would have been abusive to him, while witnessing his decline would have been abusing myself. The kindest choice was to step away and begin loving him from afar.
– Alan Robert Neal