There is so much to break down in this world other than each other.
Emery Allen (via 5ft1)
My soul has never once felt like it fit.
shoutout to all the other ex-gifted & talented/honor student/straight a/senior editor/star student/99th percentile/once-creative burn-outs who have, since high school, realized they are truly miniscule fish in a giant, endless ocean, criticized themselves to the point of creative paralysis, and participated in so much self-sabotage they no longer see the point of doing anything at all because they’re just going to ruin it for themselves anyway
this one’s for you
The dark cloud of potential follows us always, casting ominous shadows on our self-image.
*meets u at a party* small talk is for posers, rate yr current level of existential dread from 1 to 10, let’s be emotionaly intimate forever starting now
Always here for feminist sociolinguistic commentary.
Sometimes I think that people have learned to tune out or disregard higher octaves of voices and particular styles of speech. Women are trained to use higher inflections, which are generally considered suggestive or submissive; men are then trained to speak in low, stern taken-seriously tones.
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