At Amsterdam Pizza, a man asked if he could sit down at my table, and I said, “Sure.” His hands and face had the purplish lesions that are the mark of Kaposi’s sarcoma. I tried not to stare at them or at the man, but I kept thinking about how the fear of AIDS has turned society hysterical. When Houston mayoral candidate Louie Welch said that his plan to get rid of AIDS was to “shoot the queers,” he spoke for many Americans.
Please don’t text me. Because if you do I’ll text you back. If you do, I’ll come over, with no hesitation.
We cannot let abortion rights fade from consciousness as these extreme laws become America’s new normal.
Why do men have the right to police women’s bodies, when women generally have little to no interest, or say, in what men do with theirs?
We live in a society that, as it has been made even more evident across the United States this week, desperately clings to this ideology that a woman’s primary purpose is to be a mother.
What you are telling me is that his few moments of pleasure are worthy of my entire lifetime of trauma.
CAPRICORN: You’re blunt. You never send mixed signals or leave anyone guessing.
Arcs don’t always go in a straight line, and neither do humans.
Don’t expect someone to just know what you want. Tell them.
You’ll put yourself first. You’ll promise yourself never to feel that way again.
If you’re accusing me of being cruel and heartless right now, just know that I learned it from you.
Your anger exists for a reason. It’s telling you something isn’t right about the situation you’re in. It’s telling you the person you’re dealing with is not treating you the right way. It’s telling you something needs to change.
It does not matter how it begins. The ending is always the same.
My to-do list is getting longer and longer.
Someday I hope you’ll see me.
The best things in life come when we least expect it.
I just expected a different experience from a community who claims to be so accepting.
A revolving door is all I’ve ever known; I’m too much for people to stay. Anxiety may make me believe these things, but the truth is that people turn those fears into reality all the damn time.
Remember: it is your story, and the pages are there for your words.
If there’s no room in your daily life for something fresh and exciting to happen , take control and make it happen!
Perhaps one of the greatest lessons that has come from Game of Thrones is that if fighting for your dreams means hurting innocent people, then you might want to reorganize your game plan.
One of the greatest superpowers I’ve gained in my twenties is I’m not afraid to look stupid anymore.
No matter how small that step is, if you are moving forward, it’s progress.
Don’t follow your ego — it doesn’t want the best for you.
TAURUS: They’ll accidentally send mixed signals because they don’t want to hurt you.
As humans, we adapt and move on, or we withdraw and perish.
How much grieving am I going to do as an adult regarding things that happened as a teenager? The grief is not empowering nor productive for me.
When you choose to accept and love someone despite all the things that upset you and disappoint you about them, you make them feel like they are not less of a person because of their flaws, and that in itself is empowering.
Let me live within your breaths. Hear me even in your thoughts. Let love rain on us; let us bask in each other’s warmth.
Don’t be searching for a topic to talk about that they may be interested in. Just talk about something. Everyone has something they wanna talk about.
Dating is about finding the right chemistry and going with the flow.
Her arc is honest and real and logical.
We are ready for the transformative phases that this full moon will bring.
I wasn’t paying attention to me or my needs or my happiness, I was just surviving on making him happy.
Khloe Kardashian is OJ Simpson’s daughter.
Depression is not only extreme sadness. It’s much more complicated than that.
When you’re the girl who is too familiar with a love that leaves what you learn to appreciate and admire are every relationship you see that’s good, that lasts because it’s those people that give you hope.
She knows small hope is big hope.
Download Alarmy app. You have to solve math problems to turn it off.
As long as you can feel good about the things you do, it does not matter how anybody else sees you.
It sucks when your favorite show comes to an end — but it’s even worse when you stop watching your favorite show because it has overstayed its welcome.
Don’t be afraid of the things you must improve on; be afraid of never realizing you have room to grow.
Whether you’re picking at your lips or your forehead or your fingernails or your scalp, it can take up hours of your time. It can chip away at your sanity. It can make you feel insecure and unable to control your impulses.
I hope you hold fast to your dreams and that you never let anyone take them away from you.
You worry the dance floor will be empty since there aren’t many people invited. You worry people will leave early because they aren’t having any fun. You worry the day won’t feel as special since there aren’t many people to celebrate with you.
VIRGO: You’re too tired to help yourself. You’re too tired to care.
Seeking validation from the outside is not a good idea.
Believe in the goodness of people.
Don’t give up on yourself.
Are the things that have always made you happy things that you now find unthinkable to do?