I didn’t think I deserved a love like yours because, honestly, I didn’t think a love like yours happened.
“To argue that banking cannot be done with the poor because they do not have collateral is the same as arguing that men cannot fly because they do not have wings.” — Muhammad Yunus
Most people who struggle with a substance use disorder fail to seek treatment in part because of their concern that they will be labeled an “addict” and that the stigma will stick.
He knew I was a different person now. I knew it too. He kneeled next to me and kissed my hand. I knew his heart was aching and he was mourning the loss of our future too.
The common misconceptions about homeless people and their situation in life reveal the extreme narcissism present in our society: when we blame these people for their own suffering, we are no longer able to solve the problem at hand.
Stop giving your time to the wrong people who don’t love you back. Start walking away, because they don’t deserve you.
When the video went viral, a spokesperson for CERN assured the public that the event was merely an elaborate prank, a “work of fiction.” This would seem to put the controversy quickly to rest, if it weren’t for the fact that the man who recorded the act was soon after found dead.
Stepping back and changing my attitude towards myself first allowed me to calm down. I could then, in turn, be more trusting toward my husband and move forward communicating more openly.
People would say that you should make the most out of any given situation, but romanticizing a mental illness is a really twisted way to go about it.