Compatibility is an achievement of love; it shouldn't be its precondition.— Alain de Botton (@alaindebotton) April 2, 2012
It sparked a nostalgic note within me like I had heard it before. Except, after reading it over, and over, again, I realized, I hadn't. I had heard the nearly gut-wrenching opposite: "I know we were really compatible. But I couldn't do it. I couldn't love you for some reason..."