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I should have told you I loved you every day.
I should have given you the stars.
And now it’s too late.

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For every single gift daddy, splenda or free vacay I’ve gone on (I’ve been on 3 this yr and was suppose to have one this weekend 😧😟🙁) this is the trap I use.

1) I casually throw out lingerie shopping for myself out there which of course will entice them. Note: I initially didn’t ask him for anything, just stated it would inevitably happen.

2) He bites…he wants to see. That’s when I ask if he’s buying it. Usually its a “yes” to which I’ll flirt back. In the rare occasion that it’s a “no”, I let him no that he shouldn’t even ask to see me in anything sexy if he’s not willing to buy me something sexy to wear. This usually turns a “no” into a “yes”.

3) I include him in the shopping. I send him photos of things I’m thinking about buying. If he starts to fantasize, I’ll slightly indulge him like “oh yea, I DO think my butt will look great in that…”

4) I up sale him. For example “oh yea, I DO think my butt will look great in that… Can’t you imagine me in lingerie and pearls/at dinner in nude heels and a form fitting dress with my lingerie peeking from underneath/ red lipstick and chanel?”


I’m creating an image for him that he thinks is based for his pleasure but already I’ve gone from just lingerie to pearls, dinner, shopping for shoes and dresses, makeup and perfume. And he doesn’t feel forced because he’s trying to bring to life the image I created for him.

Another trick could be to double up. Once you agree on a set or whatever tell him that you want to pick out another as a complete surprise for him and that he can’t see it until you wear it. Now you have two sets! (Assuming you have his card or he paypal you the money).

It starts small then you just add on a bit more every time. It helps if he believes You’re already accustomed to this treatment. If he thinks every man does this for you and that if he doesn’t do it, another will, And that he won’t get your time of day without it then he’ll more than likely get on board if he truly wants your attention. Btw of all the men I’ve used this on…. young vanillas are the easiest. Truly. Honestly.

Felix Felicis -Liquid Luck

A potion to help fate lean in your favor.

Originally posted by flitchylicious

Ingredients

A large bowl and a smaller bowl.

Consumable full moon water

One candle

Bay leaves

Rosemary

Sage

Honey

This potion has varying degrees of effectiveness, depending on how far you stray from the directions. Generally, the amount of time and effort put into this potion will be proportional to how much you get out of it.

Method

  1. Prepare your work space however you may like. Cast a circle, charge the surface, call on your gods -anything that you feel is necessary. Feel free to conduct another complimentary ritual before this, using this as the catalyst, or using this alone.*
  2. Place a coin in the center of the large bowl, then the smaller bowl on top of that, and a candle in the smaller bowl. Carve “wealth,” “success,” and “love,” into the candle and anoint with oil (or charge in your favorite way). Light this candle, and make sure it doesn’t run into the bowl.
  3. In the kitchen, bring a cup of full moon water to a boil. NOT rain water. Do not use water that has been left out side, improperly sealed. Once a nice steam is rising, remove the candle from the smaller bowl, and pour the hot water in it’s place.
  4. Take your herbs and place them in the outer ring, between the small bowl and the large bowl. You may also wish to place corresponding crystals, sigils, ect, here. If drinking immediately, drizzle some honey into the water.
  5. When the candle goes out, the potion should be complete. Snuff it out if you’re in a rush. If not using presently, put the water in a jar and keep in a cool, dark place. For best results, drink heated with a teaspoon of honey. Each brew only works for one use, and it is best not to drink this more than once a month, lest it loose its potency. I find rare occasions (in general) tend to supply more power.

* If you really need some luck, something more than just a boost on exams, there’s another crucial part.

Keep a piece of ribbon, rope, or string easily accessible at all times. Keep it with you when your inside, outside, traveling, ect. Whenever something particularly miraculous happens, tie a knot -during the event or immediately after, always in the same location. Upon reaching three knots, you can begin the above potion. At some point during the ceremony, burn the knots with the candle until they unravel. Once the knots have disintegrated, I would recommend drinking the potion as soon as possible.

why the signs are sad
  • <p> <b>Aries:</b> Is extremely independent so all they know is to pile way too much pressure on themselves. They end up doubting their own abilities and are often never comforted because they're always perceived as energetic & optimistic.<p/><b>Taurus:</b> Everyone depends on them because of their trustworthy demeanour. This means they bear the burden of their own and other peoples issues. Because of their stable nature, changes/natural stress can result in crippling anxiety.<p/><b>Gemini:</b> Is determined to keep up their bubbly façade. They try drown their own issues out with good times & long talks so they're never alone with their own thoughts. Nobody knows about the internal identity crisis that is destroying them from the inside out.<p/><b>Cancer:</b> Tearing themselves apart trying to decide what they want in life. They dwell on the past and constantly can't decide between their resentments and their fears. Theses contradictions often prove to be too hard to handle and make them prone to breakdowns.<p/><b>Leo:</b> Always worried about what the world thinks of them. They hide it well but they are very sensitive to the slightest comments & their ego is insatiable, often requiring them to over-think things and question themselves. Sadly, Leos value their dignity fiercely and will suffer in silence to keep their pride intact.<p/><b>Virgo:</b> Their thirst for knowledge and order have them constantly over-analysing every situation. Their brain is always striving for a purpose so without being assured that they are essential to someone, they can be left feeling useless & dejected. Barely anyone can sense their struggles because they are so detached. They appear cold and unapproachable when they are actually afraid of being hurt/rejected.<p/><b>Libra:</b> Consistently seeking peace and acceptance. They give themselves endlessly trying to make others happy and in the end are left asking who they really are. Because of this, they lack self-confidence and desperately try complete themselves through the approval of others. They're always tired from trying to prove themselves but just can't will themselves to stop.<p/><b>Scorpio:</b> Nearly always misunderstood. This aspect combined with their hesitance to trust leaves them with few people they can confide in. They're very picky with who knows what about them because they feel secure with full control over a situation. When something goes wrong within their plan, they are intensely anxious over the result and keep their strong fear of failure hidden from everyone. They're so bottled up that their emotions can hit them like a brick wall at any point, leaving them broken with nobody to talk to.<p/><b>Sagittarius:</b> Barely ever gets sad. So energetic and enthusiastic that they feel held back by emotional obligations and attachments. They perceive sad spells as wastes of energy and prefer to be seeking knowledge and exploring their world. On the rare occasion they are sad, it's probably because of another persons selfish actions, still, their hurt won't last long and they'll come back learning a lot from the experience.<p/><b>Capricorn:</b> Constantly tiring themselves out while they try to prove themselves. Underneath their strong, collected exterior is an uninterrupted feeling that they are unworthy. Because they seek structure and approval, they need to be told that they are appreciated to sense the security they seek. Without acknowledgement from people around them they become vulnerable and will only continue to blame themselves.<p/><b>Aquarius:</b> Seemingly above emotions. They are driven by their intellect and will see things for what they are instead of over-thinking something and unnecessarily making themselves sad. Often, they will take the criticism and disagreements of others personally and with offence but the dejection usually won't last long. Their biggest weakness is their detachment from others. This can lead to a disregard for other peoples feelings and eventually their own. Can be in denial about their sadness for a long time before they seek help.<p/><b>Pisces:</b> Has a knack for making things worse for themselves. Their sensitivity and loyalty often has them suffering for the sake of the people they love and leaving themselves no choice but to escape their own problems. Inside, their emotions are often extreme and conflicting so when they finally feel the weight of their issues, the aftermath can be severe. Their escapist ways of self-indulgence and procrastination only serve to amplify their sadness and unless they're constantly stimulated by their situation, they can dangerously spiral into a routine of self-pity & negligence.<p/></p>
[scenario] [request] first love

3: “Please… Don’t leave.” 
30: “It’s not what it looks like…” 
31: “You lied to me.” 

(this is a hanahaki!au bc i felt like suffering) 

hanahaki disease: results from one-sided love. the infected person starts to cough up flower petals. (more details in the fic - or shoot me a mssg!) 

Title: first love

Member: Mingyu ft. bff Wonwoo

Genre: ANGST // hanahaki disease // good end

Word Count: 2667

“Here, let me,” Mingyu says, using his hip to bump you away from the large pot of ramen bubbling on the stove. He takes the wooden spoon from you as you stand there looking offended, arms crossed.

“You always cook,” you huff, jumping up to sit on the counter beside him. He shrugs, grinning at the apron tied around your waist.

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Torch of Bellona (Part 1)

Originally posted by ivartheboneles

Author: Wristic

Pairing: Eventual Ivar X Reader

Word Count: 1300

Warnings: You’re kind of a jerk

-Part 2- -Part 3- -Part 4- -Part 5- -Part 6-


Being a trouble maker has been your greatest thrill so far in your short life. Youngest daughter to King Aelle you spend whatever little idle time you can get tormenting your nephew Alfred and spying on King Ecbert’s court. This particular day proved far more fruitful than you could have ever imagined.


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Aida Lyric Meme
  • "Every story- new or old, bagatelle or work of art- are all tales of human feelings."
  • "This is the story of a love that flourished in a time of hate."
  • "Fortune favors the brave."
  • "We are free to have it all."
  • "We are what we want to be."
  • "Fortune favors the free."
  • "Fortune favors the young."
  • "You know nothing about me and care even less."
  • "You long for our spirit but that you will never posses."
  • "The past is now another land."
  • "The present is an empty space between the good and bad."
  • "The future is a barren world from which I can't return."
  • "I need you home supporting all the plans I've put in place."
  • "If our country is to flourish then Manson must take the lead."
  • "There will be a time for mourning, but for now put plans on hold."
  • "My family in chains, you witnessed our abduction."
  • "You can probably tell how I know you."
  • "You know too much and what you say is better left unknown."
  • "Our lives are not our own."
  • "My only hope is silence."
  • "You remain a princess, in any time or place."
  • "In life one has to face a huge assortment of nauseating fads and good advice."
  • "Forget the inner me, observe the outer."
  • "I am what I wear and how I dress."
  • "Every fiber of my being is displayed to quite remarkable effect."
  • "My dress has always been my strongest suit."
  • "I am anything but normal."
  • "Nothing is an accident. We are free to have it all."
  • "I'd leave the world's misfortunes far behind me."
  • "How is it I say these things so easily to you?"
  • "You must believe that one day you're bound to find a stronger suit."
  • "It's knowing what they want of me that scares me."
  • "How can whatever I do for them now be enough?"
  • "All we ask is a lifetime of service, wisdom, courage."
  • "I know expectations are wild and almost beyond my fulfillment."
  • "Who'd have thought that confidence could die?"
  • "Who'd have guessed I'd throw my world away to be with someone I'm afraid will say not me?"
  • "I shall not envy lovers, but long for what they share."
  • "Who'd have thought that love could be so good?"
  • "Who'd have guessed he'd throw his world away to be with someone til his dying day?"
  • "We all lead such elaborate lives."
  • "I don't want to live like that, seems quite unbelievable to me."
  • "I just want our time to be slower and gentler, wiser, free."
  • "We all live in extravagant times, playing games we can't all win."
  • "I'm so tired of all we're going through. I don't want to live like that."
  • "This may not be the moment to tell you face to face."
  • "Too many choices tear us apart. I don't want to live like that."
  • "I just want to touch your heart. May this confession be the start."
  • "It's so strange he doesn't show me more affection than he needs."
  • "There are times when I imagine I'm not always on his mind."
  • "I'm in every kind of trouble. Can't you tell? Just look at me."
  • "You could never know the chaos of a life turned on its head."
  • "I am certain that I love him but a love can be misplaced."
  • "I could be his life companion, anywhere but where we are."
  • "Did I take a step too far?"
  • "This is the moment when the gods expect me to beg for help."
  • "I want nothing in this world but myself to protect me."
  • "All I have to do is forget how much I love him."
  • "All I have to do is pretend I never knew him on those very rare occasions when he steals into my heart."
  • "It's easy as life."
  • "You're not the master of your fate."
  • "Like father, like son."
  • "Don't assume your vices get handed down the line."
  • "You've got the world at your command."
  • "Evils a distinctive smell."
  • "Once this harlots out of sight, then I think he'll see the light."
  • "I'm sorry for everything I've said and for anything I forgot to say."
  • "I don't want the world. Only you."
  • "There is a time, there is a place, where love should conquer all."
  • "I though I knew you princess, but I never understood."
  • "I am here to tell you, we can never meet again."
  • "Every moment of my life from now until I die, I will think or dream of you."
  • "Is it written in the stars? Are we paying for some crime?"
  • "Is that all that we are good for, just a stretch of mortal time?"
  • "You are all I'll ever want, but this I am denied."
  • "Sometimes in my darkest thoughts, I wished never learned what it is to be in love and have that love returned."
  • "How did I throw half a lifetime away without any thought at all?"
  • "This should have been my time. It's over, it never began."
  • "I know the truth and it mocks me."
  • "Why do I want him still? Why when there's nothing there?"
  • "I ascended to the throne certain in my heart that ancient wars must cease."

So what do you do when you’re too freaked out to go out drinking with your old university friends because you’re scared that you’ll start crying the second they mention your depression and then they’ll notice how fat you’ve gotten since they last saw you?

You get drunk alone while listening to Nirvana, of course.

anonymous asked:

this may a stupid question i'm sorry but what are your thoughts on a non-black person reblogging a post with n word like the jaden smith pic u just reblogged? like if it's not someone being insulting

Tbh with something like that you can just reblog from the source, it’s all just people talking. There’s some circumstances where I don’t think it’s an issue, but in this case there’s not really any kind of important commentary lost

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30 Day Romanov Challenge || Favourite Grand Duchess or Princess [½]

Her Highness Princess Xenia Georgievna of Russia was born 22 August 1903 to Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, grandson of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, and Princess Maria Georgievna of Greece, daughter of King George I of Greece. Her elder sister was Princess Nina Georgievna. Though Xenia was “only” a princess of the imperial blood, she was closely tied by blood to the Imperial Family—her mother was a niece of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, making Xenia a first cousin of Princess Irina Alexandrovna—the last tsar’s only niece and wife of prince Felix Yusupov—and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna the Younger, an intimate of Nicholas II and his family.

Xenia was born at the New Michael Palace in Saint Petersburg, but moved in 1905 to Harax, an English-style Palace in the Crimea that was a gift from George Mikhailovich to Maria Georgievna. She had brown hair, brown eyes and would eventually stand 5 feet, 5-½ inches tall, and was known for her temper tantrums. George and Maria spoke French to each other, and as it was the preferred language of society, so we can presume Xenia and Nina were raised with French as their primary language. In 1908, Geoge Mihkailovich gave his daughter Xenia a mohair bear for Christmas who she named Alfonzo. Her nanny made Xenia’s bear a Cossack outfit. Xenia and Alfonso were inseparable and inspired a story called ”The Alfonzo Story: The World’s Most Romanov Teddy Bear” by Ian Pout. Xenia and Nina threw dance parties when the Imperial Family was in residence at Livadia, and thus were the occassional playmates of Grand Duchesses Maria and Anastasia Nikolayevna. According to Xenia, Anastasia was “wild and rough” and  “cheated at games, kicked, scratched, pulled hair, and generally knew how to make herself obnoxious”. One of the last times Xenia and Anastasia played together was in the spring of 1914, when they played on  the Black Sea.

Maria and George were unhappy. In summer 1914, Xenia and Nina saw their father—and the imperial—for the last time. Maria Georgievna took Xenia and Nina to England on the pretext of their health; the truth was she wanted to escpae her marriage. Maria and her daughters spent the summer at Buckingham Palace. Because of the resulting WWI, Xenia and Nina were was unable to reunite with their father. They first stayed at Marlborough House in the wake of WWI but eventually lived in their own homes, in Chester Square London and Harrogate in Yorkshire. (cont reading below)

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