"I think part of the reason why we hold on to something so tight is because we fear something so great won't happen twice." Sad thing is that holding on will also keep a greater thing from coming. Fear should never be a motivation.
Exactly my first year of marriage. And why my heart broke. It wasn't even that I was crying. It was that he had always cared so much if I shed a tear and then he went to sleep with me sobbing nightly on the couch. So much truth to this.