and in that moment

i swear we were sunderland fans

“She said, ‘I’m so afraid.’ And I said, ‘why?,’ and she said, ‘Because I’m so profoundly happy. Happiness like this is frightening.’ I asked her why and she said, ‘They only let you be this happy if they’re preparing to take something from you.’” — Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner (2003)

“I think we still live in a culture that assumes that men are single by choice and women are single because no one wants them.” — Sara Eckel, This is Why You’re Still Single (It’s Not Why You Think)  (via aprettypastiche)

“My first love
was some insignificant boy
when it should have been
myself.” — Michelle K., First Love. (via michellekpoems)


You are the light I see in the darkness,

The warmth I feel in the cold,

The smile I get In the sadness

And the house I seek in the storm.

“I wake up every morning and
I am at war. Some days I am
a soldier, some days I am a
land mine. This morning I
woke up a captive country;
I am being swallowed whole
and can’t find hands to fight
for myself.” — anne, waking up helpless (via anneisrestless)

“Doesn’t it seem unfair, my dear,
to drop me off and leave me here?
To blindfold me for hide and seek
and then escape so quietly?
To have me shouting Marco out
till I exhaust and almost drown?
To start a game and then not stay
when you had promised you would play?” — for anonymous (via frayed-and-torn)