Because of my race and gender, I’ve been told that I can’t be trusted, that I should be ashamed, that I’m guilty of things I did not do, that I advocate things I do not support at all, that I should apreciate the rights I have and not question them, and that I have no right to…
2. Drinking your coffee ‘black’ doesn’t make you cooler or more sophisticated than the rest of us who load in milk and sugar.
3. Being unimpressed by everything makes you look like a twat. Get excited, be overly passionate about something. Enthusiasm is fun.
4. Hating yourself isn’t romantic.
5. Eat whatever you want. your friend’s a vegan? Awesome. Listen to her talk about how great she feels because of it while you tuck in to some chocolate cake. Tell her you feel just as great.”
I want to buy nice clothes and nice things. I want to eat good food and taste new dishes. I want to create unforgettable nights with friends. I want to keep discovering amazing music. I want to read books and watch movies that I’ll never forget. I want to travel to places I’ve never been to before. I want to meet new people. I want to be doing something that I love. I want to be surrounded with positivity. I wouldn’t mind having someone to call mine. I want to live a good life.
She likes the idea of being in love more than actually being in love. Because she knows of the pain, effort, and risk that comes along with an actual, physical relationship. She wants to try but at the same time she doesn’t. She understands that by taking a risk there may be a happy ending in store for her. But at the same time she tells herself that everything ends.
I would be lying if I said I don’t think I’ll ever find someone. As much as I enjoy basking in my own solitude and accepting my disinterest in others, there is indeed a part of me that still has hope. I wouldn’t be where I am right now if I never had hope in the first place. Even though I’ve been…