You will always be too much of something for someone: too big, too loud, too soft, too edgy. If you round out your edges, you lose your edge.
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And you tried to change, didn’t you? Closed your mouth more. Tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake…You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have told you that. And if he wants to leave, then let him leave. You are terrifying and strange and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.
— Warsan Shire, For Women Who Are Difficult to Love
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Sunitha Krishnan has dedicated her life to rescuing women and children from sex slavery, a multimillion-dollar global market. In this courageous talk, she tells three powerful stories, as well as her own, and calls for a more humane approach to helping these young victims rebuild their lives.
Sunitha Krishnan is galvanizing India’s battle against sexual slavery by uniting government, corporations and NGOs to end human trafficking.
Please watch this. It does NOT conflate sex work with sex trafficking. This is a lady who is literally putting her life on the line to help rescue women and children who desperately need someone to stand up for them.
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Officially got my dream job working for an incredibly selective and impressive pharmaceutical company, got my own place, and scored an insanely handsome man in the process. Damn. I’m good at pulling myself up from rock bottom. If I can do it anyone can. Stay strong ladies. <3
Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.
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"Oh I know we broke up like a month ago after like 5 years together but you would totally love this girl I’m seeing. LOLZ"
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