alyssa, 23, detroit (✿◠‿◠)
I like pop music and tara knowles a whole lot
"and so we all matter--maybe less than a lot but always more than none"

Nathan: Mr. James. So uh, I know this whole thing must seem pretty crazy to you, us wanting to get married.
Jimmy: Not crazy. Just hasty. How are your parents, Nate?
Nathan: Screwed up like always, I suppose.
Jimmy: See, I guess that’s the thing. I know you’re trying to break away from them and a part of me, a big part of me, thinks that you see marriage as a way to do that, and if that’s the case, I understand what’s in it for you, but what’s in it for my daughter?
Nathan: She gets somebody who will always love her, and somebody who would never marry her just to get even with his parents.
Jimmy: You know I’m 53 years old Nate, and I promise you, I know a lot more today than I did when I was your age, but you know, in many ways I feel a lot less, except when it comes to my children. One day you’ll have children of your own and you’ll understand that.
Nathan: Mr. James…I love your daughter, with all my heart, and I want to marry her, but if you tell me that I have to wait until the end of time to do that, then I will, because your relationship with Haley means as much to me as mine does.
Jimmy: She’s my last one, Nate. My baby.
Nathan: She always will be.
Jimmy: Well, do it before I change my mind.

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