The people who have been through a lot are often the ones who are wiser and kinder and happier overall.
1. People assume that to be a good feminist is to embody masculine qualities. That the goal of feminism is to empower women by inspiring them to behave more like men.
They’re willing to try, even if that means making themselves vulnerable.
1. You were always skeptical of how intelligence was traditionally defined, as most of your reason for not succeeding wildly was often, simply, a lack of interest.
An ironic thing about many adults who had easy, loving childhoods is that they tend to have a plethora of problems that you’d never really expect.
There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone experiences now and again).
People can love you, and still not want to be with you.
You won’t know whether or not you’re meant to be with someone until you try to be.
1. They feel a connection to themselves. The degree to which a person can be accepting of themselves is as much as they can be accepting – and appreciative – of other people.
Science is just as much as institution as religion is. Most “scientific study” operates under the premise that science already understands the nature of reality in principle, the rest serves only to inform us of the details.