"You must not reduce yourself to a puddle just because the person you like is afraid to swim and you are a fierce sea to them; because there will be someone who was born with love of the waves within their blood, and they will look at you with fear and respect."

T.B. LaBerge // Things I’m Still Learning at 25  (via wethinkwedream)

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"After all those years as a woman hearing ‘not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,’ almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, ‘I’m enough.’"

Anna Quindlen (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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"

stop apologizing for who you are

the people who love you don’t want an apology

and the people who want an apology don’t love you

"