A secret switch. A fear submitted by May to Deep Dark Fears - thanks!
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The Internet is a careful manipulation of real life; it’s the omission of three dirty mugs, two pill boxes, a water bottle and a shit ton of paperwork and loose ends that I couldn’t even fit in the frame. That damn (fake) plant doesn’t even live on my desk. University isn’t all pretty notes and self-care and meticulous, neat bullet journals. There are tears, there’s frustration, and a lot of caffeine (and/or alcohol, if that’s more your thing).
I find it ironic we live in the age of self-love, yet no matter how hard we try we can’t help but curate our Internet selves. We don’t advertise our losses like we do our success; we tell each other that our bodies are powerful and beautiful but we still grip our stomach rolls each night and let out a defeated sigh. We don’t show our downtime, lazing about aimlessly on a Sunday, because that does not fulfil the expectation to be ‘productive’.
I love the Internet, the endless breadth of knowledge and opinion and experience it provides. But I can’t help but think that in large doses, it’s toxic.
Love doesn’t need to last a lifetime for it to be real. You can’t judge the quality of a love by the length of time it lasts. Everything dies, love included. Sometimes it does with a person, sometimes it does on its own. The greatest love story ever told doesn’t have to be about two people who spent their whole lives together. It might be about a love that lasted two weeks or two months or two years, but burned brighter and hotter and more brilliantly than any other love before or after.
Mark has taught me that it’s okay to not have an answer or anything to say. Sometimes silence is best to observe and watch what you need to hear or be taught. A loving silence often works best than meaningless words.
Jaebum has taught me that leadership is practiced, not so much in words, but as in attitude and actions. It’s important to make a team work. And although your team may not always need a leader, set out to make a difference. It’s not about the role but about the ending goal.
Jackson has taught me that you should always stick to your one true dream in life. No matter what you have to give up or leave, never give up on your dreams. Don’t be afraid to fail; Be afraid of not ever trying. Also to not take life too seriously; Laugh, cry, and always have fun.
Jinyoung taught me It’s okay to still doubt oneself even with success in life. It’s important to test. The way to discover secrets is to be a student of your own efforts.
Youngjae has taught me to never underestimate your strength, never overestimate your weakness. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. It isn’t always about having the prettiest face. It’s about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and most importantly, a pretty soul.
BamBam has taught me not to care what other think. Don’t waste time worrying and trying to act different just to please others. Do you, and the people who accept it are the ones who truly matter. It’s okay to make mistakes as long as you learn from them.
Yugyeom has taught me that it’s good to be outspoken and blunt but there’s a very fine line between being rude and honest. Never confuse the two. Theres a time to play and a time to stop and listen.
As a whole GOT7 has taught me that fame and fortune don’t matter in the end, just as long as you’re happy. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, and learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence. Always keep a goal you’re trying to reach. Be grateful for the things you have and the people who helped you along the way. Stay healthy by not skipping meals, appreciate your family and love unconditionally.
Thank you Mark, Jaebum, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom.
this fandom: anyway lance and plaxum are problematic because lance was grossed out while being kissed by her while she was wearing a jellyfish hat, never mind the fact he had been stung by a jelly fish earlier and they’re probably gross and slimy. how dare he make that face while plaxum was giving him a kiss. how dare he find her pretty when she took off her jellyfish helmet. how dare he—
me: *rolls my eyes so hard in the back of my head that i can no longer see this bs*
I was just thinking about my changing feelings for Jonsa and what I want from them romantic or not and just my heart right now. I want them to be more that Ned and Cat 2.0 because they deserve to be more than reminders and relics of ghost.
I want them to feel a shift in the room once the other enters.
I want their relationship to be strange and explosive and full of hidden glances that tell everything and nothing all at once. I want them to be able to communicate without saying a word. I want it to be changing and developing and something that never settles or is stagnant.
But more than that I want it to be spiritual. I want for them to be two souls or hearts that you would never expect to connect, connecting. While I would love for it to be romantic in canon I don’t really mind or care of it isn’t if it’s done right. Romantic love isn’t the be all or end all and what I want for Jonsa is more than that. I want transcendence for these two, I want depth.
I feel like it becomes harder all the time to distinguish the lines of us from the show in some ways. I think as the years go by it starts to really become a mesh, so, I find that my feelings for Yael are always deepening so much, like this year, and it was an interesting season and that. Because of the nature of what Danielle was talking about, the condensed timeline, we kind of are in our pocket for a healthy amount. So I spent extra amounts of time with Yael, and I like, found myself falling more in love with her and like that just […] You know, how deep it was that I got to work with her all the time and how much I love her. So I started going on a sort of trip down like “yeah, Nicky and Lorna really do need to be together” because it was making so much sense.
Natasha Lyonne on working with Yael Stone over the years and in season 5 (x)
The flashing lights headed towards Tom’s direction as he stood along the red carpet with his hand around his costar’s waist. He looked in her direction and noticed the smile on her face was fake. Almost everyone has a fake smile around the paparazzi and it was rare to find someone actually enjoying it. There once was a time when Tom could genuinely smile in front of cameras but that time is long gone.
yknow what’s super depressing? the fact that frida kahlo was an extremely vocal supporter of communism and now her artwork is used on useless, overpriced tchotchkes that serve no purpose other than to further capitalism
U know as a kid when u got a present but its just too glorious and its like deep down u feel u probably didnt deserve it… Honestly i just wanna thank Vanity Fair and Annie for these pics and the video cause this is more than I ever expected, and I really needed this today. #blessed