After a while you learn the subtle difference
Between holding a hand and chaining a soul,
And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning
And company doesn’t mean security.
And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts
And presents aren’t promises …
After a while you learn…
That even sunshine burns if you get too much.
So you plant your garden and decorate your own soul,
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
— Jorge Luis Borges, from “You Learn” (via your-last-cigarettee)
I feel like I need to clarify something
A feminist is…..
>Someone who advocates the rights of women AND men, because it is an injustice to allow one to dictate the other
>Someone who acknowledges that men can be victims
>Someone who recognizes that women can also be: rapists, racists,…