“Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness” — Katherine Henson (via rabidvalkyrie)


tumblr makes me forget that age differences and time zones exist 

you know when you’re drowning you don’t actually inhale until right before you black out? it’s called voluntary apnea. it’s like no matter how much you’re freaking out, the instinct to not let any water in is so strong that you won’t open your mouth until you feel like your head’s exploding. then when you finally do let it in, that’s when it stops hurting. it’s not scary anymore. it’s… actually kind of  p e a c e f u l.

Sometimes it lasts in love but 99.999% of the time it hurts instead: Nate/Serena

"Two years ago at the Masquerade ball? I tried to tell you I loved you."
"You loved me?"
"Of course I did. Serena, you’re the most beautiful, amazing, alive person I’ve ever known."