American media on the India gang rape: Omg those barbarians are out of control! Look at us, we're so ahead of the times!
American media on the Steubenville rape: Omg look at the lives we're ruining by convicting these 16 year old rapists!
my hand: *scroll*scroll*scroll*scroll*
my brain: I need to be focused on work.
my deadline: CAN'T YOU HEAR ME?
annachiang: you’ve become so damaged, that when someone wants to give you, what you deserve you have no idea, how to respond. maybe not damaged, but a lack of exposure. and pardon my awkwardness, on many levels.
Don’t take anything personally. Nothing other people do is because of you. It is...– Don Miguel Ruiz (via tightfitt)
Date yourself. Take yourself out to eat. Don’t share your popcorn at the movies...– (via ritenuto)
So you plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting...– Jorge Luis Borges, “After a While” (translated by Veronica A. Shofstall) most def.
I remind myself of how much I loved you, and how little capable you were of loving me. and that’s how I’m able to go about my day.
Just because they can’t be a good friend does not mean I can’t be a good friend...– wisewords from a wise young man. (via fishclouds)
We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking...– Anthony Hopkins (via annachiang)
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the...– Stephen R. Covey (via kathrina-m)
I want you to know that it is not always easy to love me. That sometimes my...– Ivan E. Coyote (via seabois)
Just because two people are capable of deeply hurting each other over and over...– Andrea Greb, You Are Not Blair Waldorf (via a-lionsheart) (via a-lionsheart)
“cool jeans,” i tell a cute boy little did he know that i actually talking about his genes because those chromosomes have combined beautifully ay papi
I was afraid to be alone, and now I’m scared that’s how I like to be.– November (Azure Ray)
we’ve become a culture in which we are so eager to Instagram, Facebook, Tweet, Tumble, and/or [insert social media here] our eats, outings, & random musings that we might forget to simply revel in the moment. I know I am one who is guilty of that and I hope that being cognizant of it will help me better divert from it…only a tad bit.
I’m so tired of waking up to this feeling every day. I can’t wait to be done with you.
It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt.– Tom Gates (via anditslove)
I do what I want, when I want. if you ain’t ready for that, you ain’t ready for me.
Let someone love you just the way you are – as flawed as you might be, as...– Marc Hack (via blua)
We tend to judge others by their behaviour and ourselves by our intentions.– Albert F. Schlieder (via blua) hmm