"Its unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn't have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They're kinder." ~ Emma Thompson (Me too, Emma.) My son says the same things, and that those who have suffered have more depth of character.
create a couch out of bench cushion and pillow mats. add two bolsters and some large pillows and you have an easy to put together and take apart piece that is comfortable and versatile. love the deer and owl pillow and things.