Emily Fisk Giffin (born March 20, 1972) is an American author of several novels commonly categorized as chick lit.Her notable works include Something Borrowed, Heart of the Matter and The One and Only.
Only then do I acknowledge that what I am feeling might actually be true happiness. Even joy. Over the past several days, when I have felt the beginnings of this emotion tugging at my heart, it has crossed my mind that the key to happiness should not be found in a man. That an independent, strong woman should feel fulfilled and whole on her own. Those things might be true. And without him in my life, I like to think I could have somehow found contentment. But the truth is, I feel freer with him than I ever did when I was single. I feel more myself with him than without. Maybe true love does that.