I’m the kind of girl who is quiet in large groups or around people I don’t know; you only see the real me if we’re close. I smile and laugh a lot, especially at the most inappropriate times. I’m a hopeless romantic. I trip over air, up stairs, and over people’s feet. I am the hardest person to offend, but it is all too easy to make me feel horrible. I hate telling people about my problems; they...
(what i wish i had said to the man i met while climbing at Malibu Creek) i...– Perfect English, Narinda Heng Narinda Heng lives and writes in Los Angeles, where she has been working with various arts/community organizations since 2007. She keeps an online notebook called Long Cool Hallway, is co-founder and co-producer of a web series calledThat’s What She Said, and blogs...
Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself.– Oscar Wilde (via celestialcat)
geez louise. it’s weird to think that two of my exes have gotten married on the same date a year apart. just throwing that out into the internet. that being said, i really AM happy for both of them in their own separate lives. and how funny, i think to myself, “you don’t stop loving them, do you?”
7 Days of Queer Theory →
We are the girls with anxiety disorders, filled appointment books, five-year...– Courtney Martin (via seancing) there is another way… we can just be. finally i can say that i have forged my own path, left behind the girl who once fit this description. filled with love, i am a woman who has broken free from these shackles. i am free to be. to live the truth that lies in my...
since feeling is first who pays any attention to the syntax of things will never wholly kiss you; then laugh, leaning back in my arms for life’s not a paragraph And death i think is no parenthesis. -e.e. cummings
One of the most amazing things that can happen is finding someone who sees...– Susane Colasanti, So Much Closer (via thatkindofwoman)
Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate....– Deepak Chopra (via thatkindofwoman)
Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It’s all...– ― Chuck Palahniuk, Diary (via thatkindofwoman)
heartbreak opens onto the sunrise for even breaking is opening and i am broken...– Dee Rees, Pariah (2011)
THE ANGRY THERAPIST: What is your definition of... →
theangrytherapist: I believe intimacy is a shared space, a safe one created by trust, attraction, and a sense of belonging. It is not a constant. It fluctuates, morphs, strengthens, weakens, grows, and shatters, depending on if the act of loving - the building blocks of intimacy - is healthy or unhealthy. Just because one is in an intimate relationship doesn’t mean there is intimacy....
applecore&peachpits :: Self Care & Burnout... →
etiquette-etc: Found an extensive list of resources on self care and burn out c/o applecore&peachpits. Thanks for compiling this! For those in attendance of my workshop “Self-Care & Burnout Prevention for Anarchists (and Everyone Else)” on Saturday, Jan. 28th, 2012 — and for whomever happens upon this page — here are some resources for further investigation and enjoyment ^_^ ...
…treat people with understanding when you can, and fake it when you can’t until...– Kim Harrison (via kari-shma)
National Aboriginal Day: friend or foe? →
etiquette-etc: Today, June 21st, is Canada’s National Aboriginal Day. This morning, like most other days, I woke up, made my coffee, and sat down to read the news. The consensus seems to be that today is a day to celebrate Aboriginal cultures and to remember our vibrant history within Canada. In the newspapers, stories of celebration and cultural performance encourage all Canadians to learn...
comakid: how peculiar it is that we can be incredibly alone and incredibly involved at the very same moment.
Being feminine is being desired and hated at the same time. A feminine body or...– Womanist Musings: Processes of Feminization: Becoming Myself (via feminishblog)
Pain is important: how we evade it, how we succumb to it, how we deal with it,...– Audre Lorde (via thechocolatebrigade)
comakid: how to prevent the mind from leaking sadness into the body.
make what you most need to find– sabrina ward harrison
Mostly, I feel that if only I do not speak, if only I refrain from uttering a...– Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures, by Vincent Lam (p. 337)
It’s about misunderstandings between people and places, being disconnected and...– Sofia Coppola (trying to explain what lost in translation is about)