Why does this give us strength? I understand it makes it easier for the person we loved, easing their guilt. But why do we hide our strongest emotions away? to bare our souls and then see they do not care, would kill us all over again
it hurts to let go, but sometimes it hurts more to hold on. letting go is hard and it hurts, but sometimes its for the best. if you hold on to something, it would turn out bad and ruin your future or friendship.
I picked this quote because I believe that Finny felt like this when he returned to Devon. When he found out Gene was going to leave him to go to war, Finny felt hurt. He felt he wasn't as important to Gene as he thought he was.