Autumn.

The love of my life was named Autumn but she hated her name as much as I loved it. “It reminds me of everyone who has died, of everyone who has turned into gold leaves and stars,” she’d say every time I asked her why. In 1992, her parents committed suicide in a Romeo-Juliet fashion. Her mother had never truly loved her fa....

One smile, alternate realities.

You don't need other planets or parallel universes to have alternate realities. In a world of seven billion people, it might be safe to think you are unique, but your dreams may not be. There are thousands of people out there achieving everything you've wanted, and thousands who see you achieving everything they have ever wanted. That's where Rumi butts in and makes things worse by stating that 'the grass is always greener on the other side'. This tendency of having different dreams and a never-ending thirst to achieve them, creates an alternate reality in the lives of thousands of people.
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