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I am bad at letting go of things.  I just remembered something that upset me three years ago.  And still thinking about it makes me so angry I feel like smashing something or hurting and beating that someone violently.  I guess I always want to pretend I don’t care, but in the end, three years later, these things are still bothering me.  How unproductive.

The same people who call you crazy, the people who say you’re insane and you need help.  The people who try to belittle you and look at you with contempt and pity.  Those people never go away.  Their faces change, their words change.  But that feeling they give you, that subtle or not so subtle way they change how you now think about yourself will never go away.  And they will leave you questioning during every moment of doubt, whether or not they were right.

But they’re not. 

The world is filled with too many bitches to worry or care or be angry at their ignorance, narrow-mindedness, and discrimination.  They don’t deserve a second thought.  They don’t even deserve your anger. 

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In general, I try to play it off to most people I meet that I’m just kind of bumming around without any real goals/ambitions or aspirations.  In fact, the opposite is true.  I want too much.  Not just too much, but too different from what everyone else around me wants.  And I’m afraid to let myself down, so I don’t verbalize my ambitions to anyone else and sometimes not even to myself. 

Those that know me intimately know about my inability to settle for anything less than what I want, yet I haven’t really made any tangible progression since graduation.  But this is going to be the year.  If I play my cards right, I can position myself to be exactly where I want to be.  With excessive OCD planning my schedule, I think I’ve found a way to make it work if everything (for once) goes my way.  By this time next year, I will definitively know how things will end up and whether or not to call it quits and settle, or to keep going.

So here’s to hoping that everything goes the way I want.  I’m telling you to watch me run, because I want to be able to live up to it and stop being afraid of failing.

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god I want a pup so badly.

6 days ago

I’m a hater.

Haters gonna hate.

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Gaston really is the most terrifying Disney villain because he could be anyone in the world.

Later he convinces the whole town to set up his wedding with the knowledge that the would-be bride would be thrown into it. Everyone finds his creepy-ass tactics as cute and “boys will be boys” esque. So yeah, he is terrifying.

Yeah, the truly scary thing about Beauty and the Beast isn’t that Gaston exists, but that society fucking loves him. People who deride the movie by saying it’s about Stockholm Syndrome are ignoring that it’s actually about the various ways that truly decent people get bothered by society. People don’t trust the Beast because of the way he looks, which only feeds his anger issues and pushes him further away. Gaston isn’t’ the only one who criticizes Belle for being bookish, either; the whole town says there must be something wrong with her. And her father gets carted off to a mental asylum for being just a little eccentric.

Howard Ashman, who collaborated on the film’s score and had a huge influence on the movie’s story and themes, was a gay man who died of AIDS shortly after work on the film was completed. If you watch the film with that in mind, the message of it becomes clear. Gaston demonstrates that bullies are rewarded and beloved by society as long as they possess a certain set of characteristics, while nice people who don’t are ostracized. The love story between Belle and the Beast is about them finding solace in each other after society rejects them both.

Notice how the Beast reacts when the whole town comes for him. He’s not angry, he’s sad. He’s tired. And he almost gives up because he has nothing to live for. But then he sees that Belle has come back for him, and suddenly he does. In the original fairy tale, the Beast asks Belle to marry him every night, and the spell is broken when she accepts. In the Disney movie, he waits for her to love him, because he cannot love himself. That’s how badly being ostracized from society and told that you’re a monster all your life can fuck with your head and make you stop seeing yourself as human.

Society rewards the bullies because we’ve been brought up to believe that their victims don’t belong. That if someone doesn’t fit in, then they have to be put in their place, or destroyed. And this movie demonstrates that this line of thinking is wrong. It’s so much deeper than a standard “be yourself” message, and that’s why it’s one of my favorite Disney movies.

People who deride the movie by saying it’s about Stockholm Syndrome are ignoring that it’s actually about the various ways that truly decent people get bothered by society.

The love story between Belle and the Beast is about them finding solace in each other after society rejects them both.

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sometimes I still feel really alone.

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(Submitted by Val)   My man and his Doberman are taking a warm bath to relax…

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