“In the real, it is not the great deed or sacrifice that brings two lovers together. It is the respect that one gives to another; to be private, to be autonomous. Sometimes the “great deed” and “great sacrifice” is something as simple as saying nothing, trying nothing, and just being.
No matter how beautifully wrought, words can be the uneven paving stone on a wet street causing us to stumble. Silence can say I love you more than a 1000 words.”