Such Is Life
i think i met all the
wrong men before
you and i think they
ruined me but i
think you’re really
handsome the way
a map is handsome,
with skin wide open
soaked in the whole
world’s ink.
Safia Elhillo, “susie knuckles in love,” published in As Us (via absentions)

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It’s funny how someone who was just a stranger last year,
can mean so much to you now. 

It’s terrible that someone who meant so much to you last year,
can be just a stranger now.

It’s amazing what a year can do

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Don’t marry a man unless you would be proud to have a son exactly like him.
Unknown (via positivehardcore)

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Some people are good at being in love. Some people are good at love. Two very different things, I think. Being in love is the romantic part—sex all the time, midday naps in the sheets, the jokes, the laughs, the fun, long conversations with no pauses, overwhelming separation anxiety … Just the best sides of both people, you know? But love begins when the excitement of being in love starts to fade: the stress of life sets in, the butterflies disappear, the sex becomes a chore, the tears, the sadness, the arguments, the cattiness … The worst parts of both people. But if you still want that person by your side through all of those things … that’s when you know—that’s when you know you’re good at love.
Matthew Healy (via saddesteen)

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I hadn’t realized how much I’d been needing to meet someone I might be able to say everything to.
Talk Before Sleep, Elizabeth Berg  (via recklesslyhopeful)

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When someone hurts you enough, you become afraid that everyone else is going to do the same.
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I’m sorry you were not truly loved and that it made you cruel.
Warsan Shire (via v-o-j-i-n)

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