Be their anchor and let their wings fly, while you hold the line tightly.
Just as much as those with cancer, diabetes, or HIV, people with a mental illness need resources for survival that include professionals to help them manage their symptoms in hopes of having an opportunity at a more fulfilling life.
They do not tell you that there are a lot of things you need to learn about letting go, about moving on.
But when you lack the motivation to go on, know that you will get up again.
No matter what kind of crisis you’re having, the answer is the same: look within.
“If you tell someone a secret, it’s no longer a secret.”
They refuse to reflect on themselves. They refuse to apologize. They refuse to admit they’ve done anything wrong.
Making a decision can alter the course of your life, so it’s naturally understandable that you’d want to get it right by making the best decision for your life.
Perhaps that’s how we make room for love, light, happiness, and joy. Perhaps that’s how we make a home in our heart for all the people that we love.
Watch happiness and success grow in your life as you listen more to supportive, trusted people.
But I’m not there anymore. I left the palms behind.
Not being able to comfortably kiss someone who is shorter than me.
Social media isn’t going anywhere – it’s here to stay. It’s part of our society, it’s part of businesses, and government, and schools.
The greatest thing you could ever do for yourself is to risk being seen.
It’s a bittersweet ending that enacts real, mature peacemaking and new world growing.
Pick out the best ring. Not the most expensive ring. Not the biggest ring. The best ring for your person’s personal tastes.
I realized, over time, that my parents aren’t perfect and that being an adult is messy.
Instead of getting closure from your conversation, you might reopen old wounds. You might move two steps backward in your healing process.
I knew I was playing with fire the very moment I met you. If our love could only ever amount to destruction, I was ready to burn the whole fucking city to the ground.
This is the moment you realize that you will never find peace standing in the ruins of what you used to be.
You tell yourself you got through your latest meltdown and can get through the next one.
You send texts you regret an hour later.
A part of you doesn’t want to get over your person. You want to keep thinking there’s a chance you’ll get back together, a chance everything will work out in the end.
Healing, like all wonderful things in life, takes time and the more you rush it, the more agony and resistance you’ll feel.
You are the sweetness I want to end each day with.
And some part of me knows I don’t.
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.