Promise me this is not the last time we’re gonna play poker together.
RIP: Desperate Housewives
October 3, 2004 - May 13, 2012
Trust is a fragile thing. Once earned, it affords us tremendous freedom. But once trust is lost, it can be impossible to recover. Of course the truth is, we never know who we can trust. Those we’re closest to can betray us, and total strangers can come to our rescue. In the end, most people decide to trust only themselves. It really is the simplest way to keep from getting burned.
Mary Alice: This is the street where I used to live and these were the people with whom I shared my life. I met them the day they moved in. And I saw what they brought with them. Beautiful dreams for the future. And quiet hopes for a better life. Not just for themselves, but for their children, too. If I could, would I tell them what lies ahead? Would I warn them of the sorrow and betrayal that lie in store? No. From where I stand now, I see enough of the road to understand how it must be traveled. The trick is to keep moving forward, to let go of the fear and the regret that slow us down and keep us from enjoying a journey that will be over too soon. Yes, there will be unexpected bends in the road, shocking surprises we didn’t see coming, but that’s really the point. Don’t you think?
Lynette: Renee and Ben. Your wedding is one of the best days of your life because it’s the day you realise, I finally have the thing I need to be happy… And then you forget. So, then, what happens is, instead of waking up every morning and shouting somebody loves me, you start looking around and thinking, what do I want now? What’s the next thing I need to be happy? So, you look and you look and you keep thinking you’ve found it, but nothing works. And the reason that nothing works is because… that hole in your heart that you’re trying to fill… Is already filled. You just forgot. Don’t ever forget. Always remember how much you wanted to be loved. And how much you are loved. And I think if you can do that, and it isn’t easy, you will stop looking and realise you already are happy. To Renee and Ben and to remembering.