— Paul Gilmartin, The Mental Illness Happy Hour (via a-sensible-heart)
(The piece is actually billed as “An Introvert’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays” but I would think most introverts have already identified ways to cope—what we need is for others to allow us to do so and stop asking “What’s wrong?” or insisting we should “Go out and have fun!”)
Handbuilt cabin in Washington State.
Writes owner Bryan Graham:
Built in 1978 over a nine month period without power tools while living in a tent next to the site. About a week after moving into the cabin, during the night a large alder fell through the middle of the tent. This was home for several years.
n. the inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like—as if all your social tastebuds suddenly went numb, leaving you unable to distinguish cheap politeness from the taste of genuine affection, unable to recognize its rich and ambiguous flavors, its long and delicate maturation, or the simple fact that each tasting is double-blind.
alternatively, be scared of doing everything every day
having an anxiety disorder is being eleanor roosevelt on hard mode
i love you but if
i don’t leave right fucking now
i’ll have to kill you
— the philosopher Jean Genet Ramsey
I loathe when people think that I’m shy rather than introverted. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with being shy, I’m just not, and they are two separate things. People cajoling me into social situations try to assure me that I “don’t have to talk to everyone” or that “everyone will love me.”
Bitch, of course they will like me. I am delightful. I just find prolonged social interactions to be extremely exhausting.
“Bitch, of course they will like me. I am delightful. I just find prolonged social interactions to be extremely exhausting”
We bought a blender so now donut summer is milkshake summer.
do you ever wonder what you would look like at your full potential like perfect hair and clear skin and a perfect body...
some guy asked if he could get “some head” and biked menacingly near me