Comfortably Numb
Sometimes we expect more from others because we'd do so much for them.
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There’s a difference between losing something you knew you had and losing something you discovered you had. One is a disappointment. The other feels like losing a piece of yourself. Gayle Forman, Just One Year (via rabbitinthemoon)
I’m surrounded by people and feel alone. Gayle Forman, Where She Went (via feellng)
But still, I find the need to remind myself of the temporariness of a day, to reassure myself that I got through yesterday, I’ll get through today. Gayle Forman, Where She Went (via quotes-shape-us)
We all got to be winners sometimes. But what he didn’t understand was that we all had to be losers, too. Because you can’t have one without the other. "Hate List", Jennifer Brown (via chacecrawfords)
People are prettiest when they talk about something they really love with passion in their eyes. (via suspend)
It’s not about the words. It’s about the memories lost inside the words. Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters (via missinyouiskillingme)
Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that. Ally Condie, Matched (via missinyouiskillingme)

Does it really help?
Telling yourself constantly
That you can only live
For yourself?
Does the idea that nobody
Is ever really connected to you,
And that in some cases,
Man really is an island
Not deserted, but peaceful and self-thriving?

Does it help to think that
When you’re alone,
The only person who will always be there
Is you?
And you can only speak for yourself,
Eat for yourself,
Just do shit for yourself,
Because most of us leave the world
In single caskets
And we will only be left with ourselves
When the world comes crashing down.

I need to learn to grow my own garden.
Plant my own goddamn seeds.
Water my own roots.
I need to stop thinking that
I am contingent to others
Or that I don’t deserve love
Unless it’s given to me.

I need to learn to fall in love with myself;
To be brave,
To be fearless,
There’s nothing wrong
With thinking I’m pretty enough
Or clever enough
And I sure as hell am not
Going to wait for someone
To tell me these things;
Like my garden isn’t worthy
Unless watered by someone else.

I’ll love my damn self.
And this is where all love should start.

Love Starts With The Self // W.J (via cascadingletters)