“There comes a time when you have to stand up and shout:
This is me damn it! I look the way I look, think the way I think, feel the way I feel, love the way I love! I am a whole complex package. Take me… or leave me. Accept me - or walk away! Do not try to make me feel like less of a person, just because I don’t fit your idea of who I should be and don’t try to change me to fit your mold. If I need to change, I alone will make that decision.
When you are strong enough to love yourself 100%, good and bad - you will be amazed at the opportunities that life presents you.”—Stacey Charter (via quote-book)
No bullshit. No drama. No backstabbing. Just straight up real. Someone who’ll go on adventures & experience new things with me. Someone who is willing to go through ups & downs and never leaves when things gets worse. Someone who’ll actually take their time & effort to be part of my life. I like these kind of people.
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”—Eleanor Roosevelt (via xxsimplicity)