Quotes from You Were Mine

Abbi Glines ·  256 pages

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“Things worth having don’t come easy,” Woods said. “You have to fight for it until you’re tired of fighting, and then you take a breather and fight some more.” He squeezed my shoulder. “Don’t give up. You’ll regret it.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“I know you want to take this slow, and you’re scared. I get it. But I can’t . . . this is mine. It always was. You were mine then, and you’re mine now.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“Tonight, for the first time in eight very long years, she let me hold her. She didn't yell at me. She didn't push me away. My cousin's best friend got married tonight, and instead of my cousin standing up there as his best man, I had to take his place. But even with that reminder hovering over the night, she let me hold her.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“If you asked me to fly to the moon and bring it back to you, I'd find a way”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“It matters to me that you're safe.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“With you, I want it all. If I get a taste of what it could be, I won’t ever want to let it go. I fell in love with you when I was sixteen, and that’s never changed. But trusting you with my heart again is different. With you, I need to know it’s forever.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“You still love her.”
“More than my next breath.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“Friends, huh?” Rush said, coming to stand beside me.
“Yeah. She’s decided we can be friends,” I told him…
“I tried the friends thing with Blaire once. It lasted less than a week before I was stripping her naked in the back of my Range Rover. Good luck with that.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“You needed to know that what we had was forever. Bethy, it was forever with me when I was eighteen years old. You were all I could see then, and you’re all I can see now. I’ve been waiting for you, sweetheart, to heal and to come back to me. But all you had to do was tell me you wanted forever, too. I would move heaven and earth to make that happen.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“Things worth having don’t come easy,”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“You want that girl you left behind. I’m not her! Don’t you get it? She’s gone. I’ve lost her. I made choices that made me an awful person. I’m not worth all this time and energy you’re wasting.”
Fuck. I took a step toward her, and she took a step back. “You’re wrong there. I don’t want the sixteen-year-old girl I left behind. I want the woman she’s become. The kind, compassionate, faithful, strong woman I watch from afar every day of my life. I want her. Nothing ever changed for me. Not with you.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“I don’t think I can be without you. I want you with me. I don’t want space. I want you here. With me. All the fucking time. I want to be able to hold you when and where I want. I want to go to sleep and wake up with you in my arms.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

“Things worth having don't come easy... You have to fight for it until you're tired of fighting, and then you take a breather and fight some more ... Don't give up. You'll regret it.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from You Were Mine

About the author

Abbi Glines
Born place: in Birmingham, Alabama
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