I do not care if you think I am beautiful. Your feedback or evaluation isn’t needed. I also do not care if you think I am not beautiful. Your feedback or evaluation isn’t needed there either. If you leave a comment on this column about how you don’t like my haircut, or don’t think I’m that pretty anyway so how did this story even happen, that tells me that you have a problem with control.
That’s where feedback and evaluation come from—a feeling that you have been wronged and that something should be done to better suit your tastes.
Being good to each other is so important, guys.
No passion is stronger in the breast of man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high.
- Virginia Woolf, Orlando (via talesofpassingtime)
We’re messy people who fell in love and took the risk to live life together forever. Yes, he’s the only person I want to do life with, but that doesn’t mean he’s the only one who could. And you know what? That might not make our love overly sentimental, but it makes it deep.
- I went to grad school with a wonderful guy named Kaz, and to support myself, I worked at the Writing Center on campus alongside his wonderful wife Kendra. Cut to 11 years later, and I am still lucky enough to know them both. This is a wonderfully written essay about love by Kendra. (via emilyvgordon)
Our latest episode of Tropes vs Women in Video Games focuses on the Ms. Male Character trope and briefly discusses a related pattern called the Smurfette Principle. You can watch, share and “like” it on YouTube now!