"Pull me close and I’ll wriggle out of your embrace. Hold me at arms’ length and I’ll chew off that arm to get to you. This is my tragedy."
— Andre’u Dareen (via kzshyia)
"Changing the way we talk is not political correctness run amok. It reflects an admirable willingness to acknowledge others who once were barely visible to the dominant culture, and to recognize that something that may seem innocent to you may be painful to others."
David Plotz, Why Slate Will No Longer Refer to Washington’s NFL Team as the Redskins
This is the most important thing to understand: something that may seem innocent to you may be painful to others
(Source: dancingwithdiversity, via liamdryden)
"You never get to the point where you think “I am the adult”, but you do get to the point where you think “I’ve dealt with this before.” The older you get, the higher and higher the percentage is of things you’ve already been through. Have you ever changed a tire? Had a flat tire? Someday, you might, and the next time it happens, you’ll know what to do, since you’ve already done it."
-My dad. I’m 24, and asked if you ever shake the feeling of not being an adult, and this was his response. Probably the most comforting thing he could have said.
Your dad is damn right.
(Source: uberwekkness, via fizzylimon)