© epitome of femininity
“Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself.”

-Siddhārtha Gautama
epitome of femininity

say it with me now

emotional

abuse

is

still

abuse

do not fucking tell me someone with abusive parents “had it easy” just because the abuse wasn’t physical or sexual

just don’t

giveageeksomelove:

appropriately-inappropriate:

manamana6672:

missespeon:

outofcontextarthur:

can we talk about how this fucking pbs show aimed at little kids easily talked about how anxiety is stressful but normal

Ok no but can we talk about this entire episode? 

It was called April 9th, and it was actually a response to the 9/11 attacks. It didn’t talk about the attacks themselves, but rather focused on teaching kids to deal with the all of the emotions that they might be feeling as a result. They set up a situation that might evoke similar emotions in children: a massive fire at the school.

Arthur’s dad was in the fire, so (as you can see above), Arthur is constantly worried about his dad’s safety.

Sue Ellen is grieving because her journal, which contained a huge amount of precious memories, was destroyed in the fire. Muffy is confused why she can’t just cheer Sue Ellen up by giving her a new journal.

Buster wasn’t at school that day, and feels confused and guilty that he isn’t sad about the fire like the other kids. He then befriends the school janitor, who has to retire due to an injury that, at his age, is pretty serious.

Binky actually saw the flames, and is constantly traumatized by the event. He doesn’t tell anyone because he feels like he would lose his tough-guy reputation if he admitted that he was scared.

The episode teaches kids that all of these emotions are perfectly normal and natural, that there’s not one right way to feel, and that even if it takes a while, things are going to be okay.

The thing that makes this show so great, in my opinion, is that it knows that kids are intellegent and strong enough to deal with these things if you present them in the right way. It doesn’t hide them, it doesn’t sugar coat them, it just presents them in a way that children can understand and shows them how to deal with them.

I had no idea this episode existed.

I feel a little ridiculous saying this about a children’s show, but this is one of the most sensitive and respectful portrayals of 9/11 I have seen yet.
I really can’t think of a better way to explain it to children.

This entire show was one of the best shows I have ever seen aimed towards children. They covered everything from getting tubes in your ears to autism to wetting the bed among others and those are all things that have never been discussed on a children’s show in such a positive way. They’re all things that real children have to deal with and this show personally made me the way I am today. 

xld:

I need a hug or 6 shots of vodka

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My two favourite men in one room!

“As adults, we try to develop the character traits that would have rescued our parents.”

Alain de Botton (via wordsthat-speak)

punkasslouis:

unhealthy relationships aren’t cute they shouldn’t be promoted or romanticized quit teaching impressionable teenagers that abuse is okay or accepted

This goes out to all the Fanfics!

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liarnzayn:

The best part of the TMH tour was this outfit thoughimage

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LIkE

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come on

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then it got wet and

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i died

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Tried to find it to reblog it, but couldn’t. 

  • Teacher: "Can you please tell the class why you're so late?"
  • Me: Someone told me to go to hell
  • Me: Couldn't find it at first
  • Me: But now I'm here
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