Thanks to the generous folks over at literaryquotes, I am reminded that I'm okay. And that I need to get to a library and read these books, now.
"Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them." Jodi Picoult
"She had fallen in love so many times that she began to suspect she was not falling in love at all, but doing something much more ordinary." Jonathan Safran Foer
"Love me, because love doesn't exist, and i have tried everything that does." Jonathan Safran Foer