” Writing songs helped me figure out how to communicate with other people. I finally figured out that if I could express something in a song, I could probably express it in my real life, too. “


” Moving to New York City and doing what I do, social anxiety is a really ridiculous kind of curse to have. But I met people along the way who deal with it – performers as well – and they are learning to deal with it daily and deal with it in different ways. “


” The only thing that’s helped me get through some really hard times was just being able to write and express – it’s very cathartic for me. I’m hoping that, by writing and performing for other people, it affects them the same way. “


” I think there are times in a lot of people’s pasts where they’ve unintentionally fallen in love with really damaged people. You go out with someone who’s a mess so you can feel less of a mess. “


” Just getting older, you stop caring what other people think, but also, you know who you are, and you know what you want. “


” I don’t think I’ll ever feel perfectly balanced, but I feel like I’m figuring it out, and I’m surrounded by really wonderful people that want to see me succeed and be happy. Life is wild. “



All 6 Sharon Van Etten Quotes about People in picture


Writing songs helped me figure out how to communicate with other people. I finally figured out that if I could express something in a song, I could probably express it in my real life, too.
Moving to New York City and doing what I do, social anxiety is a really ridiculous kind of curse to have. But I met people along the way who deal with it - performers as well - and they are learning to deal with it daily and deal with it in different ways.


The only thing that
I think there are times in a lot of people
Just getting older, you stop caring what other people think, but also, you know who you are, and you know what you want.
I don
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