“Intimacy is not who you let touch your genitalia. Intimacy is who you text at 3am about your dreams and fears. Intimacy is giving someone your attention, when ten other people are asking for it. Intimacy is the person always in the back of your mind, no matter how distracted you are.”—(via lildeviant)
“Life, he says, doesn’t have to be so bad all the time. We don’t have to be anxious about everything. We can just be. We can get up, anticipate that the day will probably have a few good moments and a few bad ones, and then just deal with it. Take it all in and deal as best we can.”—John Corey Whaley, Where Things Come Back (via thesoutherly)
“Stop acting so fucking wounded.
The only person that can pick you up, push back your shoulders, wipe the tears, mend the broken bones and get you out of your slump is you.
Now go and live, there is so much to be happy about.”—"Things I tell myself when I feel as though the world is too big for me" (via atmosthetic)