"You hate yourself, don't you? That's why you hurt others. Deep down you know you suffer more when you cause someone else pain... than if you just let yourself get hurt. But Shinji, that was your decision, so it makes it a valid choice. That's what you wanted. So, that makes it worthwhile. Stop lying to yourself and realize that you do have options. Then... accept the choices you've made." Misato Katsuragi, the End of Evangelion.
Yeah, I'm a sucker for the show, maybe it's nostalgia but dayum, it is definitely one of my favourites. I loved it since I was 11 and well, I stll love it now.