I just want to pour my soul out on someone and not have to worry about the mess I’ve made.
Dallas, Texas December 2013
Photographed by Robin Harper
"Overflow gently — don’t drown."
"Changing the way we talk is not political correctness run amok. It reflects an admirable willingness to acknowledge others who once were barely visible to the dominant culture, and to recognize that something that may seem innocent to you may be painful to others."
"At some point you’ve earned the right to be happy. It’s a challenge for all of us. Can you be happy for a whole day? Can you link two days together?"
"You know you are on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back."
See, what you need to understand is that “Not all guys are like that” is never going to work. Because you’re answering an entirely different conversation than what women are actually saying.
You think women are saying “Every man is a predator and a danger to me.” And…
"There will be days where my heart seems to be full and I’ll constantly remind you that you’re the greatest thing that has happened to me. Just know on the days when my heart seems empty and my eyes wander away from our conversations over wine and couch cuddling— my sentiments will always stay the same. Just because I doubt myself and have allow myself to indulge in day terrors of my potential failure doesn’t mean I will love you any less. In fact, I will love you more because I know you anchor me in reality."
"I’m sitting right here
waiting for you to realize,
I’ve always been home."