Alexandra Potter

Born: May 8, 1970

Occupation: Author

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Alexandra Potter

My chest tightens: seeing him so upset breaks my own heart. 'Don't you ever wish you could make that bit go away?" I say, feeling angry at the past. 'That you could erase those painful memories, forget...

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Too many people miss out on real love because they're too busy waiting for the ONE to show up

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Men, Grace learned, seemed to think women were all frustrated nurses.

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For a split second they stared at each other. A fleeting, lasting moment. One person noticing another person out of a whole crowd of strangers.

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Their eyes met. It had begun. They had begun.

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Juliet shook her head. The thought of eating anything made her feel nauseous. "No thanks, I'm not hungry." "Oh yeah, the heartbreak diet," nodded Trudy sagely. "Been there, done that, bought the T-shirt.

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I never stopped joking around long enough to realize you weren't laughing anymore.

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It is always the silly things that remind me

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just in case" is the curse of packing

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Because you will meet somebody more exceptional than anyone you have ever know. Who will love you warmly as possible. And who will so completely attract you that you will feel you never really loved before.

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I was in love with the idea of him. An ideal of him. Of who I thought he was. Of who he used to be.

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I don't understand it myself, really. It's like the idea of him is better than the him of him

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But I figure you're never too old to learn. That's when you become old, when you stop being fascinated by things, when you stop wanting to learn and explore ...

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Life isn't complicated. It's very simple, really. It's us who make it complicated.

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C'mon, you're gonna get upset sometimes. Breaking up is a shitty business. Someone always gets hurt. This time it happens to be you.

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And like a soprano shattering glass, Juliet heard something snap deep inside. It was the sound of her heart breaking.

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He hadn't lost Grace. Because she'd never been his to lose in the first place.

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...when you decide you want to be with someone forever, you want forever to start right now.

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consider the implications. We think we know what we want, but we can never really know until we've got it. And sometimes when we have, we discover we never really wanted it in the first place - but then...

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Why is it that when you discover you can't have something, you want it even more?

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It's not getting what you want that's the hard part, it's deciding what you want.

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Life doesn't hang around, it keeps moving and if you don't keep up you can lose things.

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Time has a funny way of airbrushing relationships, removing all the things that were wrong so when you look back it looks much better than it really was.

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If you want a man who's commited, go look in a mental hospital.

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I am a hopeless romantic. A silly, ridiculous, foolish romantic. I live in a fantasy land. I need to get real. And now, for the first time, I want to get real. I want a real relationship with a real man...

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When men see an attractive woman, they fantasize about sex. When women see an attractive man they fantasize about a relationship.

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Forget men, I want to marry my MacBook. It’s dependable, reliable and you can even go shopping with it.

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Life can change in the blink of an eye. All you have is right now. So don’t ever put off telling someone how you feel about them, don’t assume that they know, because they might not and it might be...

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We are the sum total of our memories. Memories are the most precious things we have. Good or bad. That's what make us who we are. What would we be without them?

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If only men were like New York taxi-cabs and had a light that they can switch on when they're interested and off when they're not available. Then you'd know exactly where you were and you wouldn't have...

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If the worst is going to happen, it'll happen. Worrying can't protect you from that. And if it doesn't happen then you've missed out on all the time that when you could have been having fun

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Not doing anything can be worse than doing the wrong thing.

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And so taking the long way home through the market I slow my pace down. It doesn't come naturally. My legs are programmed to trot briskly and my arms to pump up and down like pistons, but I force myself...

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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

― Dr. Seuss