Dermatillomanic

I've had an anxiety disorder for as long as I can remember. Suffered from Dermatillomania, more commonly known as CSP (compulsive skin picking), for 15 years. Nail biter. I made this blog to document and help me in my recovery and you can follow me if you feel it'll do you some good too.

The idea that sex is something a woman gives a man, and she loses something when she does that, which again for me is nonsense. I want us to raise girls differently where boys and girls start to see sexuality as something that they own, rather than something that a boy takes from a girl.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (NPR)

(Source: try-so-to-live, via habitsthaticantbreak)

sexgasms:

friendly reminder that coca-cola only sold 25 bottles during their first year, but they never gave up. now they sell over billions of bottles per year. my point is, even if life is shitty for you, don’t give up and be patient because it might end up turning into a big & great thing

(via allesverandert)

Isn’t it time to acknowledge the ugly side? I’ve grown quite weary of the spunky heroines, brave rape victims, soul-searching fashionistas that stock so many books. I particularly mourn the lack of female villains — good, potent female villains. Not ill-tempered women who scheme about landing good men and better shoes (as if we had nothing more interesting to war over), not chilly WASP mothers (emotionally distant isn’t necessarily evil), not soapy vixens (merely bitchy doesn’t qualify either). I’m talking violent, wicked women. Scary women. Don’t tell me you don’t know some. The point is, women have spent so many years girl-powering ourselves — to the point of almost parodic encouragement — we’ve left no room to acknowledge our dark side. Dark sides are important. They should be nurtured like nasty black orchids.

—Gillian Flynn (via rabbitinthemoon)

(via allesverandert)