i am sixteen and the most intimate event that has ever happened to me is laughing with my guy friends and brief eye contact
and i know it’s okay to not be dating but watching all my friends pair off together and leave me behind like dust in the wind hurts a lot more than you think
because you think i’m strong and i don’t give a shit about what people think and i’m independent and i don’t need anyone but really
i just want someone to show me that they care about me and that i matter to someone and that i’m not just wasting my existence in the background of everyone else’s love story

because i’m sitting alone at home with no one to talk to – no one really cares enough to put their phones down and stop their conversation with their boyfriend to talk to me – and it’s then that i crave some sort of affection that tells me
maybe, just maybe, i’m not a repulsive piece of shit

but what nobody ever told me is that i don’t need anyone to complete me because i don’t need to live my life depending on one person,
i don’t need to put the value of my existence in the hands of a person who may or may not stick around,

i am a strong hurricane barreling through a town leaving nothing but rubble behind,
i am a fierce tidal wave of independence and accomplishment,
i am a galaxy with worlds inside of me and each one is a different good deed i can and will do,
i am a newborn star with a lifetime to live and things to accomplish and lives to change,

i am many things and yes, lonely may be one of them, but unimportant is not--"I have no experience at all." // k.c.w. (via dreamingtravesty)



This was meant to be a quick warm up, but it turned into a comic that I’ve wanted to draw for a while. This is something that is extremely important to me, and I appreciate it if you read it.

A while ago, I heard a story that broke my heart. A family went a cat shelter to adopt. The daughter fell in love with a 3-legged cat. The father straight up said “absolutely not”. Because he was missing a leg. That cat was that close to having a family that loved him, but the missing leg held him back. Why?!

Many people have the initial instinct of “nope” when they see an imperfect animal. I get it, but less-adoptable does NOT mean less loveable. 9 out of 10 people will choose a kitten over an adult cat. And those 10% that would get an adult cat often overlook “different” animals.

All I want people to do is be open to the idea of having a “different” pet in their lives. Choose the pet that you fall in love with, but at least give all of them a fair shot at winning your heart.

Don’t dismiss them, they deserve a loving home just as much as any other cat. They still purr, they still love a warm lap, they still play, they still love you. Trust me, next time you are in the market for a new kitty, just go over to that one cat that’s missing an eye and see what he’s all about!

Let me tell to you a thing.

This is Lenore. I first saw her in a little cage at the Petco I frequent (I used to take my parents’ dog in for puppy play time), and she looked like the grouchiest, old, crotchety cat in the world, and I fell instantly in love. She was cranky, she was anti-social, hanging out at the back of her cage. Her fur was matted because she wouldn’t let the groomers near her.

She was perfect.

But I didn’t have a place for her. I wasn’t living in my own space yet, and where I was, I wasn’t allowed cats. So I pressed my face to the bars of her cage and I promised that if no one had adopted her by the time I’d bought a house, I would come back for her.

I visited her every week for over six months while I looked for a house. At one point, they had to just shave her entire rear-end because the mats or fur were so bad. They told me she clawed the heck outta the groomer that did it, screamed the entire time, and spent the next two days growling at anyone that came near the cage.

A couple of weeks later, I closed on my house. I went back and I got an employee, and I said: “That one. I need that cat.”

They got the paperwork and the lady who ran the rescue that was bringing the cats in told me that Lenore (at the time, Lila) was 8 years old, had been owned by an elderly lady who had died, and brought in to a different rescue, who’d had her for six months on top of the time I’d been seeing her at Petco.

This kitty had been living in a 3x3’ cube for over a YEAR because she was older and “less adoptable.”

I signed the paperwork, put her in a cat carrier, and drove her to my new home. I had pretty much nothing; a bed, an old couch, a couple of bookcases, and a tank of mice I called “Cat TV”. I let her out of the carrier and onto my bed, and I told her “I told you I would come back for you when I had a place. It’s not much, but it’s yours too now.”

Lenore spent the next three days straight purring non-stop. She followed me around the house purring. Sat next to me purring. Slept next to me purring. Leaning into every touch, purring, purring, always purring. She still purrs if you so much as think about petting her. She’s amazing, and I love her.

So, you know, if you’re thinking about adopting, and you see a beast that others consider “less adoptable,” think about Lenore.

Emilia Clarke & Bradley James

Bless me, father, for I have sinned…

(Source: ask-barbiebombshell)


Alright boys and girls. So through a series of trades I was able to get a shiny female Sneasel! It’s naive nature, so it promotes SPEED but lowers special defense. She’s completely untrained, and she has ice shard! But what’s the big deal?
Well, I’m deciding to have my very first giveaway! Meaning this little Sneasel could be yours!

Alright so here’s the rules of the giveaway:

- You must be following me.
- Likes and reblogs will be counted, so do so as much as you like!
- For this giveaway there will be only ONE winner, selected via random number generator.
- This is for Pokemon X and Y, of course.

The giveaway will end on Friday (2/28) at 12:00 (noon) EST. Be sure to have your inbox open. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours, a new winner will be selected.

If you have any questions feel free to drop me an ask!

Good luck and thanks! There will be more giveaways in the future so be sure to check back!

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