Young men need to be socialized in such a way that rape is as unthinkable to them as cannibalism.
Mary Pipher, Reviving Ophelia (via erkings)
Fun fact: Canada launched the “Don’t Be That Guy” rape prevention campaign targeted at potential rapists rather than potential victims was launched… and the number of reported sexual assaults fell by 10 per cent. within that year. Rape prevention NEEDS to start with education and focus on the perpetrators, not just policing the behavior of potential victims.
(Source: larmoyante, via emmatheadventurous)
if you consider a woman
less pure after you’ve touched her
maybe you should take a look at your hands
She likes to sleep. It makes her forget about it.
He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.
…and you drink a little too much and try a little too hard. And you go home to a cold bed and think, ‘That was fine’. And your life is a long line of fine.
Haha, I was moving back to college! I didn’t leave any clothes in storage in NYC thinking they might get bedbugs, but that meant I had to cart like 50 lbs of clothing back across country once school was about to start…Ooops…. (: