You think relationships are difficult? Try friendships. Try courting someone in order to convince them to join you in some nameless, shapeless Platonic complication — forever. Convince an adult stranger that you are worth a healthy slice of their limited time and energy without the prize of sex or romance.

Laura Jayne Martin (via turquoisebeads)

Acquaintances are easy. Having a friend is a privilege.

(via clinicallydepressedpug)



Watching white folks talk about that woman who applied to the sorority being turned away for being Black.

"Well isn’t she doing it to herself by pledging?"

Notice the default assumption is that we’re supposed to accept the idea it’s totally normal and ok for this sorority to…