Between the words we say and don’t
“Between the words we say and those we meant to say, we lose all those that truly matter”. She told him that after they had both calmed down from their last fight.
People tend to say a lot when they’re angry. They now knew that very well. Rage makes you say things that you may not mean, but mostly ones that are exaggerated. Things your mind regurgitates and convinces you that are true.
He tried to make her see how she was driving herself crazy by her own thoughts. How each person drew their own conclusions and saw whatever they wanted to see.
But just like you are the only one who has control of your feelings and your life, they had to eventually see that the only ones and only thing that mattered was what they did for each other, how they behaved to one another and the words they exchanged. Not what anyone else thought or said.
For it is true that sometimes the heart knows a truth the mind does not.
“Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.” – Khalil Gibran