I'm 21 years old and I wish I could fly.
~ Wednesday, April 10 ~
A dad’s letter to his teenage son after overhearing a phone conversation between him and his boyfriend.
~ Monday, March 11 ~
~ Friday, March 8 ~
A version for tumblr that can be read without opening a new tab, since plenty of people would scroll past this story otherwise.
The bravest woman on Earth.
Stop trying to make fetch happen. Fetch is never going to happen.
~ Saturday, March 2 ~
Mamihlapinatapei (Yagan, an indigenous language of Tierra del Fuego):
The wordless yet meaningful look shared by two people who desire to initiate something, but are both reluctant to start.
A relationship by fate or destiny. This is a complex concept. It draws on principles of predetermination in Chinese culture, which dictate relationships, encounters and affinities, mostly among lovers and friends.
Cafuné (Brazilian Portuguese):
The act of tenderly running your fingers through someone's hair.
The happiness of meeting again after a long time.
A person who is willing to forgive abuse the first time; tolerate it the second time, but never a third time.
La Douleur Exquise (French):
The heart-wrenching pain of wanting someone you can’t have.
Koi No Yokan (Japanese):
The sense upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall into love.
“You bury me.” It’s a declaration of one’s hope that they’ll die before another person, because of how difficult it would be to live without them.
(Norwegian): The euphoria you experience when you’re first falling in love.
The feeling of longing for someone that you love and is lost. Another linguist describes it as a "vague and constant desire for something that does not and probably cannot exist."
~ Friday, March 1 ~
~ Thursday, February 28 ~