Forgetting doesn’t really work… So, don’t you forget about me!


“Trying to forget really doesn’t work. In fact, it’s pretty much the same as remembering. But I tried to forget anyway, and to ignore the fact that I was remembering you all the time.”
― Rebecca Stead

to be able to forget

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“There is nothing worse, is there,” she said, “than a past that has never been fully dealt with. One can convince oneself, that it is all safely in the past and forgotten about, but the very fact that we can tell ourselves that it is forgotten proves that it is not.”
― Mary Balogh, Simply Magic