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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Emo Morning Over Coffee, Or On Childhood Friends



Isn't it a funny thing: being with someone from your childhood, and it not being at all strange to be with them after years and years and years?

Why is that?

I think it has something to do with their presence tapping into a 'safe' place from which all you went on to do was psychologically built upon. A foundation! And a time when there was still such a thing as home, and death was something at the end of 100 years, give or take 20.

If your existence is building upon on memories and applying memories of those memories to life as its shaping in front of you now, then those people and the experiences you shared with them, even if the person becomes unrelatable to you over time, which is likeliest to happen, are one of the driving forces behind everything you do without you knowing it.

So when you are with them, you feel they've lived your life with you, or helped you live your life, even if they were never there.


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