I think I keep telling myself you never loved me at all because it is far less terrifying a prospect than the possibility you did, you truly did, but all of a sudden, and for no particular reason, you stopped. ~ Beau Taplin (How I sleep at night)
And she knew without a doubt, that all the broken, shattered forgotten pieces of her soul were worth putting back together again, because she became her beloved and found new light and love along the way
Yes, he cleaned up nicely not because I made him but because he wanted to be a better man for himself, for me, and for his family. I just helped him along the way. So I didn't polish a piece of shit, I shined a diamond in the rough.
And still manages to have a kind heart. "Taking no shit" from ppl doesn't mean to be rude, to name call or loud. It means have the dignity and self respect to honor your boundaries by informing them and walking away with your head held high.