Self harm is self harm, whether it's a scratch, a cut, a punch, or anything like that. It shouldn't be glamorized. It's not a fad, nor a phase. So next time you want to tell someone to kill themselves, think about this: how would you feel if its on the news that the kid who you told to die, actually took their own life. Honestly, think about how your words are going to affect someone before you say them.
I’d rather be the wind enveloping you, keeping you alive, and pushing you forward so that you can grow than a crutch that is always beside you, easily replaceable, and towards which you become comfortable with - even if it means you will never be able to see me.
…why is it that when the government spends billions upon billions of taxpayer dollars on multiple wars that are technically illegal, it’s considered “patriotic” but if the government were to spend billions on universal health care, education, infrastructure and other important social issues that benefit the lower and middle classes, it’s considered “Socialist” and “Un-American”
“When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes.
Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. I want a divorce. I raised the topic calmly. She didn’t seem to be annoyed by my words, instead she asked me softly, why?
“This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. The writing is getting boring. The sound of it drones. It’s like a stuck record. The ear demands some variety. Now listen. I vary the sentence length, and I create music. Music. The writing sings. It has a pleasant rhythm, a lilt, a harmony. I use short sentences. And I use sentences of medium length. And sometimes, when I am certain the reader is rested, I will engage him with a sentence of considerable length, a sentence that burns with energy and builds with all the impetus of a crescendo, the roll of the drums, the crash of the cymbals–sounds that say listen to this, it is important.”—