Midlife is not a crisis. Midlife is an unraveling.

By definition, you can’t control or manage an unraveling. You can’t cure the midlife unraveling with control any more than the acquisitions, accomplishments, and alpha-parenting of our thirties cured our deep longing for permission to slow down…

"There’s something about you, something so wonderfully wicked and terribly sexy. The very mention of your name arouses me."

TMI Tuesday, ask me inappropriate, personal, sexual, awkward questions. I’ll answer anything you’re curious about.

"I wish people could just say how they feel like ‘Hey I really don’t like when you do that to me’ or ‘Hey I’m in love with you’ or ‘Hi I really miss you and I think about you all the time’ without sounding desperate. Why can’t everyone be painfully honest and just save people the trouble."
— Unknown (via stevenbong)


So what if he’s older? He’s funny, considerate, honest, smart, caring, passionate and so much more, and we all know those traits are so much more essential in any relationship than simply the year he was born or his profession. Love knows no age, or any boundaries at all.

"My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence."
— Edith Sitwell (via bibliophilebunny)


Atheism is not a phase.

Bisexuality is not a phase.

Depression is not a phase.

Introvert is not a phase.

Anxiety is not a phase.

Please fucking stop.

"I enjoy controlled loneliness. I like wandering around the city alone. I’m not afraid of coming back to an empty flat and lying down in an empty bed. I’m afraid of having no one to miss, of having no one to love."
— Kuba Wojewodzki (via ofquotesandpoetry)

"I believe that introversion is my greatest strength. I have such a strong inner life that I’m never bored and only occasionally lonely. No matter what mayhem is happening around me, I know I can always turn inward."
— Susan Cain (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

"I crave space. It charges my batteries. It helps me breathe. Being around people can be so exhausting, because most of them love to take and barely know how to give - except for a rare few."
— Katie Kacvinsky (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

"The greatest thing about dreams is they don’t expire. They can lay dormant for years and when you pull them out and dust them off, they shine like new."
— Casi McLean (via observando)