Right now everything looks so strange to me, as if I don’t belong here. It’s me that’s out of place. And the worst thing is that I feel there’s somewhere I do belong, but I just can’t find it.
by The Awakening (L.J. Smith)

detail from Francesco Hayez, Il consiglio alla vendetta (Vengeance) (1851).
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Helmut Newton for Vogue Paris 1983
I’m addicted to silence and privacy; I wallow in it.
by Valorie Wesley (via vvni)
Anxiety is not rude. Depression is not selfish. Schizophrenia is not wrong. Eating disorders are not a choice. Obsessive-Compulsive is not crazy. Mental illness isn’t self-centred, anymore than cancer is self-centred. It’s a medical illness.
by (via bewilderedapprehension)