Thought Catalog


Fight for your freedom because love is best when it’s free, it’s best when no one else can tell you what to do or how to love and it’s best when someone falls in love with who you really are — away from all these distractions, away from all the noise, away from all those who are trying to keep you in your shell because they’re afraid of what might happen when you learn how to fly.

“It’s all too much,” Rima thinks. Weeks after Trump took out the election, the hate crimes are still on the increase. Her eyes glaze over as she reads another article on her Facebook feed.