It’s easier to love shyness than brashness.

The Back Story – At the time I said this I thought I was imparting a valuable lesson to someone very important to me. This was a reaction to what I thought was a form of their self protection; a method to not be vulnerable. Well, the reality is that it wasn’t this person’s shyness that was blocking love, but rather my brashness…

– Joe Tesoro, Jr., 2007