so i guess this is my coping mechanism


Part 1 of the Tev/Dren hot springs episode.  Y’know, the good kind of hot springs episode, where it’s fun but then also there’s some character development.

I was actually gonna have this scenario go a different direction, but…it was so boring.  That’s actually why there are so many backgrounds, ‘cuz I wanted to at least challenge myself on the art if the script was boring.  But I changed it (…and then kept the backgrounds anyway)!  I think this is better, and it speeds us on toward The Fluff™.  Win-win.

Tev/Dren Masterpost

No, the blog isn’t dead!

This is a long-time coming buuutttt I guess I should finally say something. So first off- no, the blog isn’t dead forever! I’ve just been taking a very long, very unplanned hiatus due to personal reasons that I’ll touch on a bit.

Putting it under a readmore because it’s a lot but TLDR version:

EQP is not dead! It’s just on impromptu hiatus until I figure some real life things out.

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mayaminamoto  asked:

Girlfriend is reading sfi. Every five minutes or so she shouts things like 'just talk to people oh my god', 'goddammit Gemma WHY ARE YOU LIKE THIS WHAT IS YOUR DAMAGE', 'no Gemma NOONE CARES you're blowing it out of proportion', 'is EVERYONE in these books alcoholic or is it a corporation thing?'. Lots of eyerolling and facepalms. She just said that Gemma is the most slappable character ever. Much fun to watch. She's still reading though, so I guess she kinda likes it? :D

Alcohol is a huuuugggeee cultural coping mechanism in corporate Australia. There is a massive drinking culture. That’s why loads of people in the UMS-verse drink to excess, and why people who are not in that culture (ie, Bree), do not. 

Gemma is a mechanism to make sure none of you ever puts something off again, because you’ll think, “NOW I’M JUST BEING LIKE GEMMA,” and do the thing or tell the people ;D

There are dads in the world who will look at their kids standing fully dressed in the bathtub trying to give themselves a hella gay undercut and offer to even out the back for them

There are moms in the world who will look at their kid in thigh-high leather boots, short shorts, and fishnets and tell them they look adorable

There are therapists in the world that will listen to someone natter on about the difference between self-destructive behavior and masochism and help them find a balance between enjoying certain kinds of pain and using it as an unhealthy coping mechanism

I guess what I’m trying to say is I’m queer and punk and mentally ill and still so very young and I have adults in my life that accept and support me as I am and I am luckier than I can fully understand to have come by that so easily and I’m not trying to rub it in anyone’s face I’m just trying to say… it’s possible and it’s out there and there’s hope for this world and there’s hope for you.

Warning: cavity-inducing fluffy nothings, feat. the Clacks.

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Please stop telling me how to grieve!

I’ve read so many times over the last few days that the creators never promised me anything and owe me nothing.

Well, guess what, this works two ways.

And if someone is insulting me and my intelligence, then I don’t have to accept that. Respect is something that has to be earned.

My grieve is mine. I do it for me, to cope, to work through all the hurt and pain I’m experiencing right now. It’s not my duty to make creators happy or fellow fans feel better.

Don’t judge other people’s coping mechanisms by your own standards. If you don’t like what you read, scroll past, block, get off tumblr for a while. If you are appalled by the negativity erupting on tumblr in the aftermath of S4, do something positive, for example, sent an encouraging tweet to Mark Gatiss or a letter of appreciation to Hartswood if you are so inclined.

But stop lecturing me how I should deal with this! I am already hurting. I don’t need anyone to tell me that my kind of grieving is wrong, that I’m bad at it, that I should be ashamed of how I feel and act, that I should be able to cope better, that I am failing as a fan. That is really not helping.

I don’t have to live up to anyones’s standards but mine. And I would really appreciate if I’d be left in peace to do so.

me: *talking to a cis dude who’s clearly at least kind of into me and i’m into him, but he has a boyfriend already so it probably won’t work out, whatever, he’s fun to hang out with and watch cartoons with so i’m just glad we’re buds*

my brain: hey…..

my brain: guess what…….

my brain: he’s the only cis guy who will ever have any genuine attraction to you whatsoever that’s not tarnished by him being a chaser or seeing you as a girl

my brain: but yaknow. keep doing whatever youre doing. whatever

me: *it’s okay because i have coping mechanisms and i can challenge the automatic thoughts i have that i know come from roots of irrationally low self-worth, and i also know there are good people out there in the world and if one guy can be genuinely into me as a guy then statistically there is bound to be another guy who would feel the same :)*

it’s kinda funny that there is a part of the bbc sherlock fandom that has collectively decided that bbc sherlock is dead and that has started a newer, happier, slightly gayer life in the yuri on ice fandom being like “bbc sherlock? I don’t know her” and honestly it just feels so good to get pure, gay figure skating content I regret nothing miss me w/ that s4 bs I didn’t sign up for that

Rise - Lucifer (Samifer)

This is my apology for being a murderer of happiness. 

This was meant to be simply a video to showcase Lucifer’s badassery, as well as the betrayals he suffered in S11, but guess what? It ended up being a touch Samifer. (someone help me ffs) 

So it’s basically about Lucifer attempting to both defeat Amara, and avoid being thrown back into the cage when it is all said and done. When the pressure gets to be too much, he reaches out to Sam again, despite everything. When the archangel’s faith is rewarded, Sam choosing to help him and encouraging Dean and the others to give him a chance, the good deed comes back around. (S11 ~ S12) 

“What made you change your mind?” 
“Reuniting my family.” 

official-ayano-aishi  asked:

what do you think of kins in general?

Again, this is completely left wing considering Ive never even mentioned Kins once on this blog, but….

To my understanding, a kin is someone who’s like “i am this character” but doesn’t (normally) rp as that character. Or at least if they do rp as them, theres no mun only them, cause “they’re the character”

Over all, i don’t have a problem with it. I think it’s kinda cute. 

It annoys me a little when people warp the character to fit themselves and their own biases and ignore canon, but to my understanding, a lot of kins are kins as a coping mechanism, so I understand.

In general, their find, I like them, but if the kin blogger is being a dick, and insisting their right (and ignoring canon and being a dick about it) I’m gonna hate them. Idk, i just see them as any other blog i guess.

I think people really underestimate how much Italy Veneziano can take in terms of emotional abuse, like

He had to deal with the death of his grandfather, being torn away from his brother, beaten and forced into labor, and loosing someone he loved. 

Over time he came up with the coping mechanism of smiling through all of it and sticking to the positives, because someone has to take it. 

He literally just takes in so many insults that people tell him right in front of his face, even from his own brother. 

I know I could never handle that much thrown at my face, I have enough trouble with being weary of what people say behind my back, but it takes serious guts to accept things that are thrown to his face. 

He accepts the fact that people belittle him but guess what 

He still smiles for them 

at the espresso machine

okay, this is my first minty fic! i know there are a lot of coffee shop AUs out there (and they’re all fantastic), but i work in a coffee shop so writing fics about people finding love in them is pretty much a coping mechanism. anyways, i hope you guys enjoy! (also, i’ve read this over like once, so please just ignore any spelling/grammar mistakes) 
also, an episode of veronica mars featuring this dialogue (“Guess you never know where true love is going to find you.” “If it comes looking for me I’ll be over by the espresso maching.” *walks to espresso machine* “Hey.”) was my inspiration!

“So, where did you guys meet?” Monty asked Jasper and his new girlfriend, Maya, as they stared at each other across the table from where Monty was sitting.

Truthfully, he didn’t care where they’d met, but the longer the two of them gazed into each other’s eyes, the most convinced Monty became that they were mentally undressing each other, and it was getting more and more uncomfortable by the second.

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