"Note: ‘family’ does NOT only mean a biological unit composed of people who share genetic markers or legal bonds, headed by a heterosexual-mated pair. Family is much, much more than that"
- Laurie Halse Anderson, The Impossible Knife of Memory (via quoted-books)
"You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand against."
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak (via larmoyante)

I could’ve sworn I heard some creature being killed last night. It sounded like a monkey but obviously that’s unlikely.

If it was a dream, it was another vivid one, but I really thought I was awake. Either way, it terrified me.

death tw

“I fell in love with him. […] I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.”

(Source: claryfairchilld, via beaconhhills)

I showed the giraffe to my mom and she goes, “What were you doing, sleeping with it?”

Like yeah, sorry, but I feel comfortable sleeping with a stuffed animal. I usually have Gervais but he’s packed away for when I move.

It just bugs me when people say stuff about the little things that comfort other people like they’re strange or bad.