Marya Hornbacher Quotes

Marya Hornbacher Quotes: But new love only lasts so long, and then you crash back into the real people you are, and from as high as we were, it's a very long fall, and we hit the ground with a thud.
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Marya Hornbacher Quote: The joy is an absurd yellow tulip, popping up in my life, contradicting all the evidence that shows it should not be there.
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Quotes about Marya Hornbacher: I am often drawn to what appear at first to be 'dark' or 'difficult' subjects, but which, upon further examination, are always and only reflections of the ways human beings attempt, however clumsily, badly, or well, to connect with others.
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Quote about Marya Hornbacher: People with eating disorders tend to be very diametrical thinkers
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Marya Hornbacher Sayings: One really ought to be afraid of self-torture. But it tempted me. It begged. The dark place that my mind was fast becoming blends, in my memory, with the dark womb of church: the chant, the fugue of prayer, the strange erotic energy that carving a very small cross into my thigh with a nail had brought.
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Marya Hornbacher Saying: When you deal with nonfiction you deal with human characters.
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Sayings about Marya Hornbacher: Somewhere in the back of my brain there exists this certainty: The body is no more than a costume, and can be changed at will. That the changing of bodies, like costumes, would make me into a different character, a character who might, finally, be alright.
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Saying about Marya Hornbacher: My god! people say. You have so much self-control! And later: My god. You're so, so sick. When people say this, they turn their heads, you've won your little game. You have proven your thesis that no-body-loves-me-every-body-hates-me, guess-I'll-just-eat-worms. You get to sink back into your hospital bed, shrieking with righteous indignation. See? you get to say. I knew you'd give up on me. I knew you'd leave.
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Marya Hornbacher Quotes: I had a love affair with books, with characters and their words. Books kept me company. When the voices of the book faded, as with the last long chord of a record, the back cover crinkling closed, I could swear I heard a door click shut.
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