I am determined that I shall be obedient, and dutiful and yet lively enough so as to lighten up the place after you’ve lived for so many years without the delights of a happy child and the scope of her imagination.
We’ve all made terrible mistakes in our lives, done things that no
apology can heal, but you just have to keep going, trying to find some
new happiness — no matter how much you’ve lost. The strange thing is,
losing those people is what brought us together. It’s how we found each
other. It’s what made us family. The Vampire Diaries S08E16 “I Was Feeling Epic”