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Fact submitted by: bonjourtammy
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1) A boy telling you you’re pretty won’t make you see the beauty in the fullness of your cheeks, in redness of your lips at 2 in the morning when tequila is making the bar bathroom spin. He can’t take away the ugliness that you see in yourself, you have to do that.
2) You have to be ready to hear someone say they love you. You have to be ready, and you have to be willing, and you have to listen. Because sometimes, they won’t say those three words, they’ll put a blanket over you while you’re watching a movie, they’ll kiss your cheek when they think you’re asleep, they’ll smile when they see you first thing in the morning. But you, you have to be willing to see it, feel it, let it in. Letting someone love you takes practice.
3) Don’t make compromises you can’t live with. Compromise is a different version of what you want, not a whole other Universe.
4) Learn to say no. No - to a movie you don’t want to watch; no - to sex you don’t want to have, no- to a relationship that’s driving you mad. Say no - to things that hurt you, to people that extinguish your fire, to jobs you hate and places that are desolate. There are bad things that we can’t control, bad things that happen and we are sucked into and have to feel with every fibre of our being, but the rest - learn to distance yourself, learn to say no.
5) Don’t expect people to walk through fire for you - not your parents, not your friends, not the person you’re in love with. Love doesn’t mean sacrifice, love shouldn’t mean sacrifice. Don’t expect someone to give away pieces of them, so they could fit you better. And don’t feel hurt when they refuse to - it’s self-preservation. Instead - learn from them. Do it as well.
6) Don’t tether yourself to people. Learn to make connections, to love, with both your feet steady on the ground. Learn to let people pass through your life; like a summer breeze, not a storm that’s just been unleashed.
7) Learn the difference between growth and growing up before it’s too late. Rooftops and water fights and ice cream for breakfast can be a part of your life at 10, 25, or 35. But by the time you’re 35 you need to learn to say enough, to be able to walk away, you need to be able to love yourself. Love yourself the way you loved yourself at 10, before the world had a chance to fill your head with ugliness.
7 AM sleepy kisses
8 AM French toast
9 AM rushed goodbyes
10 AM love calls
11 AM daydreams
12 PM lunch notes
1 PM new email
2 PM coffee break texts
3 PM reminiscent thoughts
4 PM longing
5 PM drained love
6 PM post-work hugs
7 PM dinner companion
8 PM wine bottle
9 PM tango
10 PM readying for bed
11 PM bedtime stories
12 PM Midnight Sonata
1 AM confessions
2 AM heavy snores
3 AM morning sex
4 AM driftless sleep
5 AM frenzied fantasies
6 AM rapturous sleep
I will be your
|—||"prisoner" from the stanford prison experiment (1971)|
A couple of rare pictures of Daisy, the camera-dodging Great Dane. And
her bestest friend in the whole wide worldLonnie.
Lonnie LOVES Daisy. He flies up on the bed to be next to her and sits right on her foot. Daisy always gives me a ‘help’ look cause then she’s afraid to move cause she doesn’t want to step on him, she knows her size. But he doesn’t notice, and he’ll snuggle close to her and preen her whiskers and chirp softly to her like she’s his giant baby chick.
Just adding, Daisy is 3 years old and has been around birds since she was 5 months of age and was always supervised around them. Never let your pets mix un-supervised.
'Oh they're fine they'll be friends!' The first time Daisy met Flora she picked her up in her mouth cause she thought she was a toy and I flipped out. Flora was on my knee and fluttered to the floor and the pup pounced. Three years later, Flora can land on Daisy’s FACE (and has by accident, hanging off her jowls) and Daisy won’t snap at her, She’ll just sit there like an old dog and set her down. She’s used to them, sniffs them occasionally, but ignores them most of the time. I still supervise her and Lonnie just ‘cause he’s so small
and stupidand I don’t want Daisy to jump up and step on the little puff if say, the doorbell rings and gets her excited.
why are people so uncomfortable with silence? i can literally sit for hours in silence and be fully content