"How did you get so empty?" "When people leave, they take a part of you with them. So many have left, and there's nothing left to take." "Please don't be sad." "Darling, you can't be sad when you're empty. You can't be anything.
Or rather I started to feel so much that I wanted to feel nothing. (Rarely does it go numb. Everything just starts to make me go emotionally crazy.