Questions to Ask Yourself This Year #8 "Sometimes love does not have the most honorable beginnings," ... "And endings, the endings will break you in half." Both statements are so horribly, hugely true that you may just wonder whether love—for a lover, friend or even a dog—is worth it. But as Patchett puts it: "It's everything in between we live for." What are you doing with that time? Regretting or doubting the clumsy start of love? Fearing its end? Or celebrating—lavishly—the in-between?