Quotes / Destructive Romance

Will: I should be allowed to feel good about myself!
Terri: Who are we kidding, Will? This marriage works because you don't feel good about yourself!

Have I ever told you my theory that Wuthering Heights is not romance but actually horror, about two emotional sadomasochists who lay waste to everyone around them, using them as pawns in their own personal war of attrition?

"God, you’re like my own noose. I like it."

"I love you the way a knife loves a heart, the way a bomb loves a crowd- the way your mother warned you about, essentially."

There will be no kisses tonight
There will be no holding hands tonight
Cause what is now wasn't there before
And should not be.
— "And I Remember Every Kiss", by Jens Lekman

And if you lie down with wolves, you learn to howl
You got me brainwashed
You got me so lost
You got me fucked up like you...
"Wolves" by Dreamers

Shaw: Root, no offense... you're hot. You're good with a gun. Those are two qualities I greatly admire. But you and me together would be like a four alarm fire in an oil refinery.
Root: Sounds cozy.
Person of Interest, "If-Then-Else"

You will never define me
Fuck that, I don't need that
You will never complete me
Fuck that, I don't need that
You will never control me
Fuck that, I don't need that
You will never break me down...
— "Stronger" by Emphatic