I saw my thoughts reflected in his face, the trepidation fighting with a very simple, very biological need. He looked at all of me, my fresh teenage skin, my adult certainty, my old soul. No one had ever looked at me so completely. No one had ever seen me as such a whole, rounded person.
Yes, I thought. This is the road I want.
—“Unteachable" by Leah Raeder (via lolitagegap)