When you really start to know someone, all their physical characteristics start to disappear. You begin to dwell in their energy, recognize the scent on their skin. You see only the essence of the person.
"The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back." // (I don't want to label what "the true mark of maturity" is, but this idea of empathy vs revenge is important to me.