title: stay close, don’t go pairing: shizuo/izaya word count: 8,646 summary: “i think I’m falling in love with you.” izaya raises an eyebrow and looks to shizuo. “…well, that’s unfortunate.” because shizuo thinks that no one should go through life thinking they’re unlovable. including izaya. thank you @loveandallthat7 for reading over<3
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.