It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.
Sugar, who said you have to drink his toxicity? Spit it out. Who said he took everything? Only you are equipped with the power to destroy yourself.
A man cannot come over and break you. You were born whole. You, my love were beautiful and wanted and loveable long before he came and said you were. remember that. always.
So don’t you dare turn his weak words into a knife and cut yourself. Do not fight for anything less than love. Especially, do not fight for someone that intentionally hurts you. You deserve more than painful love.
I know it’s hard. Believe me. I know it feels like tmw will never come and today will be the most difficult day to get through but I swear you will get through this. The hurt will pass. It always does. If you want to let it. So let it go. Slowly like a broken promise. let it go.
We are mosaics — pieces of light, love, history, stars — glued together with magic and music and words.
People need to be encouraged. People need to be reminded of how wonderful they are. People need to be believed in—told that they are brave and smart and capable of accomplishing all the dreams they dream and more. Remind each other of this.
Stacey Jean Speer
Read this, remember this.(via thatkindofwoman)
Growth is painful. Change is painful.But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.
I’ve never seen any life transformation that didn’t begin with the person in question finally getting tired of their own bullshit.
not wanting me
the beginning of me