my strength is in YOU

Why the fuck do I have an incognito facebook account and tell the few people I’ve friended there to tell NO ONE about it.

I don’t understand what’s so hard to understand about NO ONE.

I don’t care what your reasons were. I don’t care that you didn’t have your phone with you or whatever, so you asked that one friend of yours to shoot me a quick message. I don’t fucking care.

I have my fucking reasons for not adding certain people. I have my fucking reasons for not wanting most people to know about the existence of this account. I want to be the one deciding who knows about it, and I want it to remain that way, thank you very much.

recoverykitty:

Morning guys. I hope you remember today that if you slip up you can restart your day at any time. You don’t have to wait til the next day to start over. Just sit down, breathe for a few minutes, and start again. 

ugh some other people’s parents frustrate me even more than my own =/

yeah-ditto-obvs:

literally all i want is to fall asleep on someone

that’s it

that’s all

i’m very tired and i want to lay my head on someone’s stomach and have them run their fingers through my hair and sleep

blackthirteen:

stammsternenstaub:

krudman:

the-average-gatsby:

thanks joffrey

What a great message. I wish all characters were this nice. Does anyone know what this is from?

this is Joff Baratheon, from Game of Trones. He’s actually one of the only truly likeable characters in the series - he gets onto the throne way too young but makes a really good go of being a fair and kind ruler. He has a relationship with a girl earlier that’s not this one but due to circumstances that are spoilers, they have to split up and he deal with it in a really mature inspiring way that you don’t get to see much in TV shows these days.  Here he is at his wedding to this new girl, Maegery, and it’s one of the most beautiful episodes of the show so far, actually.

LAUGHING SO HARD RN

Keep fatphobia out of veganism

feminishblog:

Practice By Using the Following Phrases When the Opportunity Arrises:

"I’m not interested."

"(Please) Leave me alone."

"I’d rather you not."

"That doesn’t interest me at all."

"You need to stop."

"No."

"That’s not what I said."

"I don’t owe you/anyone an explanation."

"That’s too personal."

"I would like some privacy."

"That doesn’t work for me."

"I’d like to be by myself."

"I’m going to leave now."

These words and phrases might evoke thoughts of reacting to someone bringing unwanted sexual advances. But how can we expect girls and women to be able to say no in such extreme circumstances when we’ve been socialized to avoid confrontation in such “small” circumstances as when a man is talking us when we’d rather be left alone?

You can practice exercising and nurturing your assertiveness (and confidence) by incorporating phrases like this in your day-to-day life.

nobodybetterhavethisoneoriswear:

littlestepsbehindme:

huffingtonpost:

People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.

Watch the powerful Verizon advertisement to really understand what a little girl hears when you tell her she’s pretty.

The first time I saw this commercial on regularly broadcast television, I was shocked that it hadn’t been knocked off the air by some overly dramatic societal outcry, and then I was so so SO excited that SOMEBODY was FINALLY saying something in a such a way that people would actually listen.

Thank you, Verizon, for stepping up to the microphone.

elleinhellfire:

creepyold-kit-hands:

coelasquid:

throughthewildblue:

You cannot buy electronics with food stamps. You cannot buy cigarettes with food stamps. You cannot buy pet food with food stamps. You cannot withdraw money with an EBT card (food stamps).

Do you know what else you can’t buy with food stamps? Shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, tinfoil, plastic sandwich bags, toothpaste, cleaning products, tampons, pads, over the counter medications (such as Tylenol, Ibuprofen, etc.), and anything else you can think of that you cannot physically ingest for nutritional purposes.

Do you know what you can buy with food stamps? Food.

Do you know what it’s like to scrounge for change to buy non-edible necessities, use a credit card and EBT card (food stamps) during the same transaction, and then have the person in line behind you judge you for buying the ingredients to make a birthday cake?

People who disseminate false information about food stamps have never had to use food stamps.

Okay, but let’s talk for a second about how that one lady called turkey “big chicken”

You can’t even buy all food with food stamps. You just… you flat-out can’t buy “food that will be eaten in the store/any food sold for on-premises consumption” or any “hot foods” with food stamps—meaning you can’t buy anything hot, you can’t buy anything that gets blended together, you can’t buy anything “pre-prepared,” in most cases you can’t use your EBT card at restaurants. You literally CANNOT purchase a milkshake with food stamps, because it’s considered “sold for on-premises consumption” (which was ridiculous at the place I worked, because the customer had to mix their own milkshake themself with a little machine we provided them, and several people got upset—rightfully so, I think—that it wasn’t covered under food stamps, because they often only found out at the register after already mixing it, often as a treat for their kids). You literally can’t walk into a gas station, grab one of those hot dogs off their grills/out of the little heated food area, and buy it with food stamps, because it’s hot.

And when I say “can’t,” I don’t mean “if the cashier notices you trying and cares enough to stop you, they’ll refuse to do it for you.” I mean “it is actually impossible to do this.” I’m not even sure these people who disseminate false information about food stamps have paid any attention at all when buying things at the store, because what happens is: We scan in the customer’s items, into our computer. The computer has specific codes for the items and rules for what it will let you pay for things with. We scan the customer’s EBT card, and it tells us exactly how much of that price total can be paid for via EBT, and it will not include anything that isn’t food, and it will not include anything considered “pre-prepared” food. It does this automatically AND THERE IS NO OVERRIDE FOR IT. If our machines say that you can’t use the EBT card to pay for something, there is literally nothing we can do to change that, even if we WANTED to.

So no. You can’t buy iPads or cigarettes with food stamps. You can’t withdraw money from casinos or anywhere else with food stamps. You can’t buy dog food with food stamps; sometimes you can’t even buy people food with food stamps. I’m not even sure if you can buy “the big chicken legs” at Disney with food stamps; remember, you can’t buy “any food sold for on-premises consumption” OR any hot foods, and that’s both.

Literally the only thing these fearmongers listed that you can actually purchase with food stamps even if you are in goddamn cahoots with the evil liberal cashier or store manager is soda, and the judgement against people buying that with food stamps is classist fuckwittery at its finest.

So, as always, Fox News is actually flat-out lying, and hateful conservatives both don’t know what they’re talking about and don’t give a fuck about people going through shit that they will never have to go through themselves, and that they in fact don’t have even the tiniest clue about (not even via five seconds’ research; a list of things that can’t be purchased with food stamps is on the Food and Nutrition Services website) but still think they should spout off about to their TV audience anyway.

Yes I do agree with this, however I would like to point out that you CAN withdraw money with an EBT card. It’s called EBT cash.  Not sure where the money comes from though, I just know I give people money back when they use EBT cash all the time. 

blackmagicalgirlmisandry:

"you’d look so much prettier if you wore less makeup"

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markusbones:

If you look at the world and say “Yes, there are enough homes for people, yes, there is enough food for people, but if we give it away for free they won’t have earned it and the economy will collapse.” Then you have chosen money (a constructed medium of exchange) over living beings who only want to continue living in peace and safety.

And I have no qualms telling you, that is the wrong choice, and you have been brainwashed by this destructive, exploitative system.

dorkstrider:

high school friends are basically people who agree to survive together and it’s sort of like they’re your crew in a zombie apocalypse and after the apocalypse is over somehow you go on to living life and maybe occasionally you’d run into each other and be like “oh yes i see you still haven’t been eaten by zombies that is good” but you no longer have the need to survive together so that thing tying you to these people is just gone

daawesomeness-x2:

illbegotdamn:

Try reading this at 250 wpm:

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Pretty easy, right? Now you can bump up the speed to 350 wpm:

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After you have 350 wpm mastered, try 500 wpm below:

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As a german native I just kept wondering about the strange name, and how we would use the brand in everyday life. I just couldnt envision it for convos with strangers xD and then I read the FAQ

Hehehehehehe! Do you know what Spritz means in German? ROFL! LMAO!
One of our founders is from Munich, so yes, we know. We bet you won’t forget it though, will you?

what-may-be-perceived:

The difference between celibacy and asexuality is the difference between fasting and not eating because you’re not hungry and I wish people would get that. 

It’s lovely that Robin Thicke thinks his marriage is worth saving, but this is not the way to go about it. This entire album, the track names, the hashtag; if this is in fact a sincere effort to “get her back” it’s basically a how-to on abuser dynamics. Rather than allowing Patton the time and space to decide whether or not to reconcile in private, with this album, Thicke has effectively enlisted the public to get on his side and pressure her into going back to him, and make her the villain if she refuses. “Oh, but he wrote a whole album about her! He’s really sorry!” All while he rakes in the cash, and she loses her resolve to stay away from a man who cheated on her, publicly embarrassed her and ruined a decades long relationship.

BattyMamzelle: Let’s Talk About Robin Thicke’s Manipulative Ploy To “Get Her Back” (via brutereason)

OH MY GOD!! YESSS!! YESSSSSS!! I BEEN SAYING THE SAAAAME SHIT! THIS IS MANIPULATIVE AND ABUSIVE AND THAT MAN KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT HE’S DOING.

(via anukii)