18906
08 Apr 14 at 11 pm

doodles from French class (via goddess-river)

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(via autumnalexianna)

(via helainetieu)

tags: love 

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HOW TO STAY IN LOVE:

1. Tell your partner that you love them every day. You are not only reminding them, you are primarily reminding yourself. They say that the people who say ‘I love you’ the most are the happiest. And they’re right. Get creative: find more ways to say it. I love you. Je t’aime. Te amo. My love. My one and only. Love you. Te quiero.

2. Don’t forget to have more low-key dates now and then. Sure, going to a fancy hotel restaurant is nice, but the next day you might be aware of all the crystals missing from your chandelier. There’s a certain comfort in picking up your loved one from the airport or eating at a nearby food court. It’s like saying, ‘Hey, you turn a regular experience in to an exciting one. With you, there’s no such thing as unhappy.’

3. The best moment to consolidate your relationship is when our loved one is going through a difficult time. For some, that is a time of high tension, but it really doesn’t have to be. When your partner is down, you learn to make their life brighter from the inside instead of trying to change external factors. You can’t control the fact that they got fired from their job or that their uncle passed away—but you can control what you bring to their life. What better excuse to be a bundle of sunshine?

4. Make cheating as unthinkable as incest. If you are truly in love, you will not be able to kiss someone else without tasting your loved one’s tears as they stain your lips. You will not be able to take your clothes off with someone else without feeling like a field ripped bare to its soil. Make cheating a dealbreaker for you and assume that it is for your partner too.

5. Make their desires your own. If they want to go to college in a different state, don’t sabotage them. If they fantasize about you in a certain way, turn their desires to reality. If they like how you look in a dress and you prefer jeans, wear dresses more often. You don’t have to change yourself in order to make compromises. You don’t have to lose yourself while trying to find your loved one.

6. See their side of the story. Even if it’s 2 a.m. and they’re accusing you of things you never thought you were capable of doing, sit quiet for a moment and listen to what they’re actually saying. Let go of your defensive wall and think about the impact your actions has on your loved one. Always empathize.

7. Give your loved one random presents. If you’re going to the mall, pick up a flirty gift. If you’re on vacation, buy them a souvenir that means something to them. If you’re going to Starbucks, order their favorite drink. Little gestures go a long way.

8. Dream about the future—but realistically. Don’t tell your loved one you can’t wait to get married after five months, but give them hints that you’re committed. Examples can be making plans for your anniversary, preparing surprises for Valentine’s Day, and letting them know you want to go to the next step. ‘I know we’ve slept together, but you’ve never stayed the night. I’d like to try that.’ It’s not about going fast—it’s about going slow but doing so with passion.

9. Spice things up constantly. Keep both yourself and your partner on your tiptoes by going to new places, trying new positions, changing up your dynamics, using new idioms, etc. Put the two of you in new territory so that you can feel like you’re always learning something new about each other. This way, it will be difficult to ever feel like strangers, because you will have gotten accustomed to watching each other grow, change, and be exposed to new situations.

10. Get to know where they come from. It’s useless trying to love someone without considering their family, background, and past experiences. Slowly break away any boundaries between the two of you and let yourself see even the ugliest parts of your loved one. A realistic relationship is almost guaranteed to function while a superficial one isn’t. You can’t love someone independently of their environment.

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 14124
06 Apr 14 at 5 am

Olivia Wilde, “Her: Love in the Modern Age”   (via truthe)

(Source: choomtasticbaby, via helainetieu)

tags: love 

"We fall in love with one version of someone and we expect them to stay that way, but they never do."

 42759
26 Mar 14 at 5 am

ranch-slut:

humansofnewyork:

"I’m 86. And that’s about enough. I’m ready to go."
“Aren’t you afraid of death?”
“Why would I be?”
“Isn’t that sort of a natural condition of living?”
“Not when you miss your husband as much as I do.”

This broke my heart.

(via amandafiske)

tags: oh  aw  love 
ranch-slut:

humansofnewyork:

"I’m 86. And that’s about enough. I’m ready to go." “Aren’t you afraid of death?” “Why would I be?” “Isn’t that sort of a natural condition of living?” “Not when you miss your husband as much as I do.”

This broke my heart.
 314452
21 Mar 14 at 11 pm

izzymar:

Disney Fine Art: “Ohana means family" by Heather Theurer:)

(Source: disneyfineart.com)

(Source: tinkeperi, via systemofadowny)

tags: love 
izzymar:

Disney Fine Art: “Ohana means family" by Heather Theurer:)
(Source: disneyfineart.com)
 24334
21 Mar 14 at 11 pm

The Tracey Fragments  (via prck)

(Source: wordsthat-speak, via drythroats)

tags: this  love 

"One day you fall for this boy. And he touches you with his fingers. And he burns holes in your skin with his mouth. And it hurts when you look at him. And it hurts when you don’t. And it feels like someone’s cut you open with a jagged piece of glass."

 56501
27 Feb 14 at 1 am

(Source: in--flames, via sarahthrash)

tags: love  baby 
 100557
07 Feb 14 at 4 am

Oliver Nolau (via oliverwr)

(via ixnay-on-the-oddk)

tags: this  love  follow  rules  life 

"What I’ve Learned:
1. A girl can lose feelings for you over night.
2. A kiss can be just that, a kiss. Completely meaningless.
3. Love can be one sided but I still wonder if that is love at all
4. Never beg for someone to stay or to love you. You shouldn’t have to beg for someone to be a part of your life or to love you. You deserve better than that.
5. Stop breaking your ribs to make space for those who do not belong there.
6. Learning to breathe again is harder than the doctors said it would be.
7. I don’t know what hurts more at night; being alone or being in love.
8. Laying with someone in bed at night is temporary. It won’t get rid of the lonely. You will still wake up and leave in the morning with a heavy heart and no hand to hold.
9. Sometimes the sky rains gasoline instead of water and you have to be strong enough and ignore the urge to set yourself on fire.
10. I will be okay someday. Bad things happen for no reason sometimes and things end but that shouldn’t mean you should come to an end too. The ocean will always have waves; I just have to learn to swim through them for a bit longer.
11. The stretch marks I left on my mother from birth will not be another suicide letter I never finished."

 93759
29 Jan 14 at 6 pm

(via coralasmith)

(Source: thelifeofpandora, via fuckmestupid)

tags: love 

"Being in a relationship ends in one of two ways; breaking up or death. When you think about it like that, love really is doomed from the beginning yet we continue to nearly kill ourselves anyway just to taste it."

 979965
29 Jan 14 at 6 pm
tags: this  love 

lalondes:

i hope you fall in love with someone who makes you question why you ever thought you would be better off alone

(via pizza)

so we stayed in bed all day and watched doctor who and ordered carolina’s for delivery. then we got ready and went to see my sister perform at some tree lighting ceremony. then we went to target and bought a bunch of stuff. then we went to northgate. now we’re home and drinking wine and snacking while we make tomato soup for our grilled cheeses. i love him.

 510458
19 Nov 13 at 3 am

(via keevnilla)

(Source: absentions, via fuckmestupid)

tags: love 

"Hell is
loving you in my sleep
and waking up alone."

 28348
15 Nov 13 at 7 pm

(Source: raven185, via o-verthelove)

tags: words  things  love 
 5
10 Nov 13 at 7 am

idk how to explain this but wearing this shirt is so weird. i really miss dan right now so i put it on but i haven’t worn this in months. when he left for london last year i sneaked it away and wore it every night cause it smelled like him. then in chicago i wore it every night because he’d come home late from work and i couldn’t sleep without him. but i haven’t worn this since april when everything was upside down. i put this shirt on to make me feel better but right now all i can think about is how wet my sleeves were from crying into them. and how it didn’t keep me warm the night i ran out into the street. and how i threw it away when i was packing because i wouldn’t need it anymore. and how when i left i had to run back in to grab it because i needed it. i needed him. i love this shirt. but right now i can’t even explain how i feel about it. there aren’t any words to explain how happy i am that i ran back in a grabbed it. that i didn’t just throw it away. that even though i left, i kept it and brought it back with me. because now i still have this shirt and the good man that came with it.

idk how to explain this but wearing this shirt is so weird. i really miss dan right now so i put it on but i haven’t worn this in months. when he left for london last year i sneaked it away and wore it every night cause it smelled like him. then in chicago i wore it every night because he’d come home late from work and i couldn’t sleep without him. but i haven’t worn this since april when everything was upside down. i put this shirt on to make me feel better but right now all i can think about is how wet my sleeves were from crying into them. and how it didn’t keep me warm the night i ran out into the street. and how i threw it away when i was packing because i wouldn’t need it anymore. and how when i left i had to run back in to grab it because i needed it. i needed him. i love this shirt. but right now i can’t even explain how i feel about it. there aren’t any words to explain how happy i am that i ran back in a grabbed it. that i didn’t just throw it away. that even though i left, i kept it and brought it back with me. because now i still have this shirt and the good man that came with it.
 3894
07 Nov 13 at 5 pm

"Heartbreak is a burden to us all, pity the man with two."

(Source: scottiemchotty, via and-death)

tags: words  doctor who  dw  hearts  love 

"Heartbreak is a burden to us all, pity the man with two."
 94510
07 Nov 13 at 3 pm

Aziz Ansari, Buried Alive  (via baveuile)

(Source: mark-my-wordss, via pearlaesthetic)

tags: love 

"

But I guess ultimately what scares me about marriage is where do you find this person? You know a lot of times, most successful relationships, people meet through work, school, mutual friends.

But what’s most interesting to me is when people just meet in life, just randomly.

You know, I have a friend, he got married, I asked him like “Hey, uh, where’d you meet your wife?” He was like “I was leaving Bed, Bath & Beyond. I was looking for my car - I drive a gray Prius. I saw a different gray Prius, I thought it was mine, I walked up to it, I realized I had the wrong car, but I bumped into Carol, we started talking, that was that”. That’s unbelievable.

Think about all the random factors that had to come together to make this one moment possible - this one moment that changed these two people’s entire lives:

First off, this guy has to live in this particular town. Then he has to get a gray Prius. Then he has to need to go to Bed, Bath & Beyond. Then he has to go to that particular Bed, Bath & Beyond. Then there has to be another guy who also lives in town, also drives a gray Prius, also needs to go to Bed, Bath & Beyond, also goes to that particular Bed, Bath & Beyond at around the same time. Then they have to both park somewhat near each other, my friend has to leave before the other guy leaves, see the wrong Prius, think it’s his, walk up to it. Then the woman, Carol, needs to be near the wrong gray Prius for a million other random reasons. They bump into each other, they start talking, their entire lives are changed.

That’s the most amazing and terrifying thing about life.

It is, cause the amazing thing is that at any moment, any one of us can have that moment that totally changes our lives. You could be leaving the show tonight, bump into someone… it could change your life. You don’t know, that could happen.

The terrifying thing is… what if we’re all supposed to be at Bed Bath & Beyond right now?

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