"For years mental health professionals taught people that they could be psychologically healthy without social support, that ‘unless you love yourself, no one else will love you.’ …The truth is, you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved. The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation."
— Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. — “The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog” (via verthandi)
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I love celebrity encounters. The best was in a hotel in London.
I was in the lobby and saw Lucy Liu. She’s, like, this tall. She looked up at me and saw a tag sticking out the back of my sweater. She reached up, tucked it in, and said, ‘Now you’re perfect.’
I would die on a battlefield for Lucy Liu.
— Canadian novelist Douglas Coupland on dying for Lucy Liu. (via joanwatson)
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what if jessie and james are completely genderfluid and decide each day who feels like being “jessie” and who feels like being “james”. nobody has ever noticed
"I’m not fine as in fine, but fine as in you don’t have to worry about me."
— Dr. Gregory House (via alittlenymph)
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considered to be
— Michelle K., This is Not a Revolution (via michellekpoems)