It is possible to be the girl who’s independent, and still depend on the guy she loves. It is possible to be the woman who’s strong, and even stronger with her man by her side.
A woman’s strength does not equal a man’s weakness.
Smart woman. Fit woman. Pretty woman. Strong woman. –All these boxes we’ve categorized you in– You are all of it, woman.
I grew up being told I should wear dresses. I grew up being told to never leave the house without fixing my hair.
You never let yourself feel complacent or overly satisfied. When you’ve accomplished something, you give yourself permission to celebrate, but after an appropriate amount of time, you’re on to the next thing – always focusing on the future and how you can grow.
I am more than my current title or circumstance. I am not just a wife and a mom. Yes, those are very important roles that I value deeply, but my heart does not beat only to be a label.
Life isn’t going to go your way just because you’re a good person. It’s going to be filled with hardships and adversity that you’ll struggle to survive — but you will survive.
One of the best parts of diving into a good piece of fiction is when you discover a character that truly inspires you and reminds you of the incredible things that humans are capable of.
The 18th century’s most successful harlots were fiercely competitive.
Badass women throughout history have held court with their ability to make any guy feel like they are getting a great deal by being a woman people know always have other options.