"Try being in a long distance relationship. Try having him listen to you cry, but not being able to be in his arms, and texting is his only way to comfort you because you’re literally 1,000 miles away and that’s all he can do.
Try seeing him over Skype and only Skype, where sometimes the call drops and the quality isn’t great. Or how about planning a trip to go see him? But wait, you can’t because you’re having financial issues.
Try explaining to your friends, try telling them why they can’t meet him. Don’t even think of planning dates, because you’ll be the only one attending them.
Try fighting with distance, that shit isn’t easy because you have even more distance on top of it. Try sleeping alone every night after hearing I love you and cuddling with a pillow that doesn’t even do the trick because you know it isn’t him.
Now THAT’S the really hard type of relationship people always seem to forget about."
“ There are i n f i n i t e numbers between 0 and 1. There’s .1 and .12 and .112 and an infinite collection of others. Of course, there is a bigger infinite set of numbers between 0 and 2, or between 0 and a million. Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. A writer we used to like taught us that. There are days, many of them, when I resent the size of my unbounded set. I want more numbers than I’m likely to get, and God, I want more numbers for Augustus Waters than he got. But, Gus, my love, I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. You gave me a f o r e v e r within the numbered days, and I’m g r a t e f u l. ”