There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong...– J.K. Rowling (via misswallflower)
My father used to say, ‘Don’t Raise your voice. Improve your argument’.– Archbishop Desmond Tutu (via quotebites)
A Little girl, 3 yrs. old picked up by a man...
“I don’t like ass kissers, flag wavers or team players. I like people who buck the system. Individualists. I often warn people: “Somewhere along the way, someone is going to tell you, ‘There is no “I” in team.’ What you should tell them is, ‘Maybe not. But there is an “I” in independence, individuality and integrity.’ ” — George Carlin
float on: Girls by Nicole Blackman →
oceanlimbs: When he leaves, he leaves a space, a big or little airless place that begs to be filled. A part of the weekend that says What are you going to do now? And you think if you fill it up you’ll survive. So you work and clean and call and cook and write and drink and eat and sleep and shop and say This is fine this is fine.
Dancing in the ashes: 'Daughter' by Nicole... →
ashesofmyyouth: one day i’ll give birth to a tiny baby girl and when she’s born she’ll scream and i’ll make sure she never stops. i will kiss her before i lay her down and will tell her a story so she knows how it is and how it must be for her to survive. i’ll tell her about the power of water, the seduction…
Listen for the attacks. They are quiet. They are subtle. And listen for the jerk...– Ellen Neuborne (via thesshampton)
going down screaming.
no relationship is perfect. some of us fight too much about things that don’t matter and some of us don’t fight enough about the things that do. some of us smother, some of us are too distant. some of us build walls and some of us don’t know how to establish boundaries. all that matters is that we take the time to recognize the faults within our own relationship rather than run...
we get so fed up with our situations that once we remove ourselves from them we tend to stop looking back. sometimes it’s because we’re too scared, too ashamed, but usually because we’re too stubborn to believe there’s something we could have done different and so it is, years later, we’re making the same mistakes and finding ourselves in the same situations confused...
Because sometimes. Sometimes. When you’re shivering so much you can’t remember...– (via hopelesslyvulnerable)
I let it go. It’s like swimming against the current. It exhausts you. After a...– Joanne Harris (via misswallflower)
Wouldn’t it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you...– Alan Cohen (via mollymcmanimie)
You are so young; you stand for beginnings. I would like to beg of you, dear...– Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet (via ruefle)
long distance relationships? they suck. they’re hard, they’re tiring, they’re inconsistent. they require commitment you may not be ready to give, they reveal truths you may not be ready to accept, but none of that will feel worse than never trying. -tbrumm