“like the real me…”

If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don’t want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it too. I want them to be able to do whatever they want around me.

-The Perks of Being a Wallflower 

I read this book so long ago, maybe I should re-read it because this quote means so much more now probably than it did when I read it.