"Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. Stay home on New Year’s Eve if that’s what makes you happy. Skip the committee meeting. Cross the street to avoid making aimless chitchat with random acquaintances. Read. Cook. Run. Write a story."— Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (via psych-facts)
"I got a taste of something I had never known — shopping in the men’s department afforded my body the opportunity to take up the amount of space it actually takes up. Masculine people are afforded the privilege of space. Feminine people aren’t. Feminine people are supposed to be so small that they disappear. That they maybe make themselves disappear in that quest for lightness, for smallness, for compactness. Like flowers being pressed until they’re flat. Not all feminine people do it, but I think most of them feel the pressure."— http://www.autostraddle.com/the-disappearing-act-fighting-disordered-eating-as-a-masculine-of-center-woman-243694/
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miss her terribly.
having tons of tasks to deal with but.