humansofnewyork:

"I think all the pressure that I put on myself has been paralyzing. When I graduated from high school, a lot of people wrote in my yearbook: ‘You’re going to do great things,’ or ‘I know you’re going to make it big.’ I realized recently that with all the time I spent trying to figure out what my ‘big thing’ was going to be, I passed over a lot of small things that could have really added up. The moment I became content with taking small steps, I started moving forward again."
(Mexico City, Mexico)

humansofnewyork:

"I think all the pressure that I put on myself has been paralyzing. When I graduated from high school, a lot of people wrote in my yearbook: ‘You’re going to do great things,’ or ‘I know you’re going to make it big.’ I realized recently that with all the time I spent trying to figure out what my ‘big thing’ was going to be, I passed over a lot of small things that could have really added up. The moment I became content with taking small steps, I started moving forward again."

(Mexico City, Mexico)

(via thewoodsinwinter)

mariacarlabosscono:

"Les Filles de I’an 71," photographed by Guy Bourdin for Vogue Paris February 1971

mariacarlabosscono:

"Les Filles de I’an 71," photographed by Guy Bourdin for Vogue Paris February 1971

(via petitsecret)

I want this in my house.

I want this in my house.

(via gnomadiclibrarian)

Relationship Power Imbalances and YouTube Abuse

So if you’re involved in any way with YouTube, you’ve probably heard of all the revelations of manipulation and abuse taking place among some popular male creators and their younger teenage fans. 

Amidst the accounts of predatory behaviour we sometimes hear of an older guy or a young woman saying “I didn’t realise at the time, but it was an unhealthy relationship.” This is the type of situation I’m speaking about. 

Questions to ask yourself if you’re getting involved in a relationship that might not be on equal footing.

This is long and I have little authority on this sort of thing, but I had some thoughts and the urge to share them. I don’t know what this contributes to the overall discussion, but I am sick of seeing young women being compromised in horrible situations. Sometimes what can seem exciting at the outset is actually anything but.

sesinkhorn:

kammartinez:

Author John Scalzi was on a roll this morning (currently 7:14 AM, 26 Sept. 2014) with a tweet he found from some guy sending out an “ultimatum” to women to “make a choice” between feminism and, well, men like him. So Scalzi launched into a truly magnificent set of scorchers, which I’m posting here for the delectation of people everywhere.

Also: I would like to thank that guy for setting the ultimatum. It makes finding a boyfriend so much easier when the undesirable ones wear a placard identifying themselves.

*rolls around on the floor cackling*

Oh shit that’s cute

(via marissa1982)

catonhottinroof:

 Eugen Bracht
The Star in the New Year Night, 1899

catonhottinroof:

 Eugen Bracht

The Star in the New Year Night, 1899

(via thecoldwaters)

assified:

everything you’ve ever wanted

assified:

everything you’ve ever wanted

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visualgraphc:

Prevention September 2014 - Ryo Takemasa

I’m not even fond of apples really, but these are so pretty.

visualgraphc:

Prevention September 2014 - Ryo Takemasa

I’m not even fond of apples really, but these are so pretty.

(via visualgraphc)

lisiseriksson:

romantic-dystopia:

Nick Cave by Corbino

And the best hair award goes to…

lisiseriksson:

romantic-dystopia:

Nick Cave by Corbino


And the best hair award goes to…
ghostphotographs:

"Like it’s your birthday"

ghostphotographs:

"Like it’s your birthday"

(via marissa1982)

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