Time is what keeps things from happening all at once.
He was the strangest of strangers in that he was also her oldest friend.
They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she.
I was supposed to write a romantic comedy, but my characters broke up.
What you leave behind is the people you loved. You leave yourself in them.
They were the sisterhood: their mothers at a younger age.
Not everyone got a close family. Not everyone needed one.