"There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else’s terms."

Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (via larmoyante)

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theyellowbrickroad:

im going to name my kid pregnant so they can be like “hi im pregnant” and everyone will stand there all mortified

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"You will learn that sometimes human beings have to just sit in one place and, like, HURT. That you will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do. That there is such a thing as raw, unalloyed, agendaless kindness. That it is possible to fall asleep during an anxiety attack."

  1. David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest (via avvfvl)

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