Socializing is as exhausting as giving blood. People assume we loners are misanthropes, just sitting thinking, ‘Oh, people are such a bunch of assholes,’ but it’s really not like that. We just have a smaller tolerance for what it takes to be with others. It means having to perform. I get so tired of communicating.
White privilege is finding out one of your friends who is a POC reads this blog. White privilege is then having your POC friend spend 30 minutes comforting you and making sure you know that they do in fact like you the way they are and your white skin is not a hindrance…
Shake off your doubt. Set a deadline to your work and stick to it. Believe in yourself. Life will make you doubt yourself, but keep your dreams and hopes alive. Don’t give up because I believe in you. It’s okay to get discouraged. Just don’t give up.
my mom (via richiepope)
key motherly advice: “don’t give up because I believe in you”