We are the girls with anxiety disorders, filled appointment books, five-year plans. We take ourselves very, very seriously. We are the peacemakers, the do-gooders, the givers, the savers. We are on time, overly prepared, well read, and witty, intellectually curious, always moving … We pride ourselves on getting as little sleep as possible and thrive on self-deprivation. We drink coffee, a lot of it. We are on birth control, Prozac, and multivitamins … We are relentless, judgmental with ourselves, and forgiving to others. We never want to be as passive-aggressive are our mothers, never want to marry men as uninspired as our fathers … We are the daughters of the feminists who said, “You can be anything,” and we heard, “You have to be everything.”
Courtney Martin, from Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters (via freetorise)

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wesleynoelle:

I want a man to love me as much as it looks like he loves her.

wesleynoelle:

I want a man to love me as much as it looks like he loves her.

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fairfield-ivy:

This is what I like to see

fairfield-ivy:

This is what I like to see

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