"You think relationships are difficult? Try friendships. Try courting someone in order to convince them to join you in some nameless, shapeless platonic complication — forever. Convince an adult stranger that you are worth a healthy slice of their limited time and energy without the prize of sex or romance. "
"If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. "
"The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. "
"So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you. "
"Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal. "
"I don’t know what’s the matter with me, why I’m so adept at distance, why I feel so remote from things, why life feels like a rumor. "
I like selfies because I am in complete control of how I am being presented that is powerful like boys on facebook laugh at the “stupid girls taking mirror selfies” and media mocks “generation selfie” but maybe that is because girls are controlling how they are presenting images of themselves to the world and that is scary to them
This is a really good point, damn.
"I didn’t fall in love with you. I walked into love with you, with my eyes wide open, choosing to take every step along the way. I do believe in fate and destiny, but I also believe we are only fated to do the things that we’d choose anyway. And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you. "
"Do you love the ocean? And, well could you love the ocean with me? "
"Time heals all wounds. And if it doesn’t, you name them something other than wounds and agree to let them stay. "
"start ignoring people who threaten your joy.
literally, ignore them.
don’t invite any parts of them into your space. "