Dating is probably the most fraught human interaction there is. You’re sizing up people to see if they’re worth your time and attention, and they’re doing the same to you. It’s meritocracy applied to personal life, but there’s no accountability. We submit ourselves to these intimate inspections and simultaneously inflict them on others and try to keep our psyches intact—to keep from becoming cold and callous—and we hope that at the end of it we wind up happier than our grandparents, who didn’t spend this vast period of their lives, these prime years, so thoroughly alone, coldly and explicitly anatomized again and again.
"The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.", Adelle Waldman (via luluinlove
I like my body when it is with your body.
I’ve dreamed of this place for years and now I’m finally going. Can’t wait :)
I realize nothing says July 4th like beer and explosives … BUT … On this day as in any other, pay attention to the news. Be sure to check out not just the mainstream media but also the offbeat independent publications and websites. Question what you hear and read. Take an active role in increasing your knowledge of our world. Take responsibility for your CITIZENSHIP by keeping an eye on what is going on. REMEMBER that information is an important aspect of power. Be empowered! Be aware! Have a happy and Safe Independence Day, America!!! …Reflections, Journey to Balance