Factober

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You never have to change anything you get up in the middle of the night to

You never have to change anything you get up in the middle of the night to write.
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That's how you know you're doing the right thing - it's so hard you want to

That's how you know you're doing the right thing - it's so hard you want to give up.
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All she wanted was a breathing space in which to hurt.

All she wanted was a breathing space in which to hurt.
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You have to move forward in life. You can’t sit in the same place, unless y

You have to move forward in life. You can’t sit in the same place, unless you want to, that’s a choice too. But you can’t sit there because someone else says you have to, because your moving forward makes them uncomfortable.”Excerpt From: Steel, Danielle.
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Don't give up on yourself. We all have the power to outshine and overcome o

Don't give up on yourself. We all have the power to outshine and overcome our sorrows. Let this be the day you take a stand and believe you are indestructible.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

It was days like this when I felt it more than ever: I wasn’t a real human.

It was days like this when I felt it more than ever: I wasn’t a real human.
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Who has the time to become politically active, or even politically aware, w

Who has the time to become politically active, or even politically aware, when one is struggling just to stay alive and feed one’s children?
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I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don’t remember what I did b

I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don’t remember what I did before that. Just loafed, I suppose.
Posted 2 months ago

Don't worry. Chivalry has practically no appeal for me whatsoever. -- Nevil

Don't worry. Chivalry has practically no appeal for me whatsoever. -- Neville Fletcher
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I knew who I was now. I had figured out how to love myself. And more and mo

I knew who I was now. I had figured out how to love myself. And more and more each day, I was learning to be myself in the world. Life felt completely different, like I was sipping the perfection of a made-to-order drink that was exactly what I had imagin
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Forgiveness can help you to be sane.

Forgiveness can help you to be sane.
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[T]he whole point is the wishing and remembering--not if what you want happ

[T]he whole point is the wishing and remembering--not if what you want happens, not if remembering hurts. Because when you wish for something, you're askin. And when you ask, you're trying. And all anyone can do really is try, right?
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