“I think she was afraid to love sometimes. I think it scared her. She was the type to like things that were concrete, like the ocean. Something you could point to and know what it was. I think that’s why she also struggled with love. She couldn’t touch it. She couldn’t hold on to it and make sure it never changed.”—
“I keep writing about sex. I think, I mean—
all I want is the after of it, after you took my
skirt off with your teeth, after I was so clumsy
with the buttons on your shirt that I ripped
them open because I was so fucking frustrated
and they bounced around my feet like pearls,
rolled under the bed. You thought it was sexy
and fucked me against the wall with my bra
still on. I felt like a queen. Saw, in the unforgiving
morning light, where your mouth had been. And
your nails. Your sweat. Now all I want is tenderness.
I hold eggs in my hand at the grocery store,
check them for cracks and leaks. I try to do the
same to myself. When I go to restaurants I stay
for hours, ordering nothing except wine and tracing
my finger around the glass rim until it sings. When
you said, Your skin is holding you in nicely, I cried.
So now you know. Don’t leave.”—Kristina Haynes, “When I Opened My Hips” (via fleurishes)
“You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn’t see them as disasters in your soul but cracks to put their love into is the most calming thing in this world.”—(via heylauren)
I'm going on vacation to NY in december and I live in a hot area so I don't really have any winter shoes. Can you give me some specific examples of boots that are cute but also warm (I enjoy dark colors, mostly black). If they're good boots the price doesn't matter that much (but like not suuper expensive either) because I need winter clothes for school next year so either way I'm going to be reusing them and may as well start buying now. Thanks in advance!
This is exactly the same situation I was faced with this year! I live in the tropics but I’m living in North Carolina now and I had no clue what kind of boots to buy. Generally all leather boots should be waterproof, which should be what you might want to buy because it’ll be snowing. For leather boots, I’ll look at Clarks, Ecco, Easy Spirit or Aldo. For warm boots, Uggs win, but I don’t think they are waterproof. I think you can get a decent pair of comfortable boots for less than $100!