"Marry your best friend. I do not say that lightly. Really, truly find the strongest, happiest friendship in the person you fall in love with. Someone who speaks highly of you. Someone you can laugh with. The kind of laughs that make your belly ache, and your nose snort. The embarrassing, earnest, healing kind of laughs. Wit is important. Life is too short not to love someone who lets you be a fool with them. Make sure they are somebody who lets you cry, too. Despair will come. Find someone that you want to be there with you through those times. Most importantly, marry the one that makes passion, love, and madness combine and course through you. A love that will never dilute - even when the waters get deep, and dark."
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"When she is happy, she can’t stop talking, when she is sad she doesn’t say a word."
- Ann Brashares (via shutupelena)
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ughh i just need to get away asap
Mention Judy Blume to almost any woman under a certain age and you’re likely to get this reaction: Her face lights up, and she’s transported back to her childhood self — curled up with a book she knows will speak directly to her anxieties about relationships, self-image and measuring up.
Now, Blume — the author of coming-of-age novels such as Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret; Then Again, Maybe I Won’t; and Blubber — will reach a new generation of girls in a new medium. Up until now, her widely beloved books haven’t been made into feature films. But Blume’s son Lawrence Blume, a director, worked with his mother to adapt her 1981 novel, Tiger Eyes, for the big screen.
- Judy Blume Hits The Big Screen With ‘Tiger Eyes’ Adaptation : NPR (via npr)
i hope one day you find someone who makes flowers grow in even the saddest parts of you