“What kind of fool only wanted it one way?” — Struck by Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy

He was doomed to ambivalence and desire. A braver man, or a more cowardly one, would simply flee. A happier or more complacent man would stay and revel in the familiar, wrap it around him like an old bathrobe. He seemed to be none of those things, and could only deceive the people he loved, [...]