Madison that's all there is to it, 19 and lost like the rest of you.
"   Many abused children cling to the hope that growing up will bring escape and freedom. But the personality formed in an environment of coercive control is not well adapted to adult life. The survivor is left with fundamental problems in basic trust, autonomy, and initiative. She approaches the tasks of early adulthood—establishing independence and intimacy—burdened by major impairments in self-care, in cognition and memory, in identity, and in the capacity to form stable relationships. She is still a prisoner of her childhood; attempting to create a new life, she re-encounters the trauma.   "
Judith Herman (via anorsexic)

plizm:

Sara Skinner, 2014
Lauren Withrow

"   You’re not in love with me, not really, you just love the way I always made you feel. Like you were the centre of my world. Because you were. I would have done anything for you.   "
Abby McDonald, Getting Over Garrett Delaney  (via girlchoking)

This rain is so beautiful!!!

Everything you do has a positive and negative reaction no matter what.
So you really can’t sweat the small stuff but the small stuff fucking gets me. Am I weird? Am I not normal?

"   It was almost disappointing because it seemed when stress and madness were eliminated from my daily life there wasn’t much left you could depend on.   "
Charles Bukowski, Women (via adderalldust)

ladiesupfront:

Crying in Art, Part 152

Why were you crying? from the East Bay chapter of the Public Crying Coalition

"   your mother
didn’t spend
9 months
forming your body
inside of her
just so you could
hate and destroy it   "
(via nofuxks)