“A Margo for each of us—and each more mirror than window.” —John Green, Paper Towns

I think we all have this deep innate desire to be understood. I know I do. We don’t want to be thought of as something that we are not, we want to be accepted and valued and seen as we are and not as what other people think we are. We want to be windows, not mirrors. And that’s exactly what this blog is; it’s my window. The glass is smudged and cracked in places and sometimes when the light hits the dust just right even I can’t see through it clearly. The truth is you’re never going to 100% know Matthew—I don’t even know him yet. But I think that for now almost knowing Matthew will suffice.