Women are afraid of meeting a serial killer. Men are afraid of meeting someone...– When Strangers Click, a 2011 documentary about online dating. It reminds me of that famous Margaret Atwood quote: “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” It also reminds me of something written by one of the mods of Sex Worker Problems: “Misandry...
I chopped off my hair on Sunday
I did this before about three years ago, and I LOVED it. I mean the first day I was not as impressed, but I grew to love the fuck out of it. This time around, day 4: STILL HATING IT. Ek.
looking on craigslist for a friend, and I saw the listing for my apartment and they raised the rent $200/month. I love my apartment and all, but DEF not worth it.
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you...– Marian Wright Edelman
Cancer Horoscope for the week of May 19
With the sun camping out in your dreamy, creative 12th house from May 20 to June 21, it’s festival season for you — literally and figuratively. Don’t take on any heavy-duty commitments now. Your goal is to chill and enjoy an escapist fantasy. Or three. When you are in a productive mode, use that energy to declutter your life of all that is so last year. (via Refinery 29)
shutupaubrey: team “i wore this yesterday but i’m going to a different place so it doesn’t matter”
I know exactly how that is. To love somebody who doesn’t deserve it....– Augusten Burroughs, Running With Scissors
Mother's Day Sappies
Anyone who knows me knows I am a MAJOR daddy’s girl. I have been told by many a suitor that I talk about my dad way too much for anyone’s taste. I pride myself on looking like him, having the same demeanor, really just anything that is associated with my dad. Today, however, I will get wine drunk with my sissy, moms, and grandmother. And celebrate everything that is from the maternal side of my...
Watch These Straight People Answer A Question Gay... →
girlwithcurlsandglasses: ryeisenberg: If every straight person honestly answered this question, we’d wipe out homophobia tomorrow. i watched this yesterday. it’s a good one.
I’d done that so many times before. I’d done it for years - every...– Cheryl Strayed, Wild I would be lying if I said I didn’t stop reading and cry for a good ten minutes after reading this passage. I must forgive myself, and believe that even if it was not always pretty, I did those things. I am not sorry, I WILL NOT let myself hurt for him anymore, maybe it...
For LESS than the price of a round trip ticket to CT, I can rent a car FOR A WHOLE DAY and not have to deal with your shit lines, your weird bus drivers, and the overall smell of sketch that is Port Authority.
packing for a surprise trip to see three of my favorite girls!! i’m basically just packing sundresses, spandex, and running sneakers. this should be interesting.
i fucking hate you mom– said no black child that is still with us (via ninjabosskennywu) dying. (via girlwithcurlsandglasses)
When I started, it was all meter maids or the sassy nurse, or the sassy...– Retta, on the roles she would be offered in Hollywood. “Casting directors, who don’t necessarily know me — all they get are pictures. So they see your face, and they’re like, ‘Oh, we can place her in this or that.’ “ Check out NPR’s story on actors of color navigating stereotypes in Hollywood. ...
I just cried my eyes out about my utterly failing job hunt. I called my sister and cried some more. She made me laugh and I realized - my sister is my very best friend, and I would not change that for anything in this world.