It’s a most distressing affliction to have a sentimental heart and a skeptical mind.
There is nothing quite like seeing your favourite band in the world play your favourite song in the world to make you cry your eyes out. Coldplay were unbelievable last night this was the second time I’ve seen them and they were even better than before. At one point I screamed out “I love you Chris!” when he was right next to me and he heard and turned around and leaned over the stage to find me! Best night ever :)
No one wants to be the person who is made fun of for caring too much about something, who treats in earnest a situation that everyone else considers absurd. Even in personal relationships, feeling too heavily invested while simultaneously understanding that the other person couldn’t be more detached is one of the most profound feelings of embarrassment we can experience. Because it isn’t simply the embarrassment of making a mistake or a poor choice, it’s a shame over the kind of human being you are and how you see the world around you. To be shamed for your sincerity is to be reminded that you are dependent on something which is not dependent on you — that you are, once again, vulnerable.
I Will Always Care Too Much