A short, funny note to someone you barely know — but have always felt you wanted to know better — may be the start of an incredible new friendship. Monday is about connection. It’s about putting yourself out there. Tuesday and Wednesday, you feel emotionally exposed, but in a way that’s healthy,…
“Telling a young girl she can’t wear what she wants because it’s not appropriate encourages the idea that men’s reactions should dictate society’s norms, and that all women are meta-Eves, tempting and ensnaring men with our sultry-eyed gaze. My parents’ culture is steeped in patriarchy, in the philosophy of the one-step machismo machine, where there is just one kind of man, and two kinds of women: the angel and the whore. These limited ideas of masculinity breed men who want ownership of women.”—Fariha Roison (via girl-violence)
i'm attractive, I just don't understand boys or how to converse with them, any tips?
guys aren’t entirely different to girls, they’ll be more willing to talk to you if you’re open and friendly. ask them what’s up, compliment them on something, remember to smile. just talk to them like you would to a friend, be genuinely interested xxx
n. the glint of goodness inside people, which you can only find by sloshing them back and forth in your mind until everything dark and gray and common falls away, leaving behind a constellation at the bottom of the pan—a rare element trapped in exposed bedrock, washed there by a storm somewhere upstream.”—(via psych-facts)
“She tastes like nectar and salt. Nectar and salt and apples. Pollen and stars and hinges. She tastes like fairy tales. Swan maiden at midnight. Cream on the tip of a fox’s tongue. She tastes like hope.”— Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke and Bone (via femme-ex-machina)