Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down. - Socrates quote pp Brief Thoughts On Friendship and Betrayal - Saving More Than Me I can see this in some students.
Most things will be okay eventually, but not everything will be. Sometimes, you'll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes, you'll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room. So true.