Nobody realizes that some people expend a tremendous energy trying to be normal.
—Albert Camus (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
I can see myself in this picture — someday.
Of course, the result isn’t the point… The point is the longing.
Desire can’t be sated, because if it is, the longing disappears and then we’ve failed, because desire is the state we seek…
The worst thing of all would be if we actually arrived at perfect, because if we did, we would extinguish the very thing that drives us.
We want the wanting.
Or, as Andy Warhol wrote in his meditations on sex and love, “The most exciting thing is not-doing-it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it’s much more exciting.”(via explore-blog)
Wait so like are cooties stds
Technically, lice. But it stands in as a generic term for anything infectious.
I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.
—Ned Vizzini (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
Kinda describes the end of my last marriage, except that I had nightmares (the sleep paralysis kind, where you try to scream yourself awake) also. I guess, toward the end, all of life was a nightmare.