Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who reads ancient scrolls written in a forbidden tongue and summons nightmarish beings from beyond the mortal plane.
"If you asked your girlfriend, “Do you want a Hawaiian vacation for your birthday?” and she didn’t say anything, would you buy plane tickets? If you asked someone at the grocery store, “I only have one item, do you mind if I check out ahead of you?” and they stared determinedly into space, would you cut in front of them? Why is it that “you didn’t say no” applies only to sex?"
Real Love: Consent—No is Less Important than Yes (via brutereason)
It’s not okay to assume someone meant what you want to hear.
"I remember when even at its height, seeing and knowing things about STAR WARS was something of a nerd badge of honor. It was like a secret handshake or something to know what a Yavin or a Mynock was. People are such rabid consumers of things and everything is so rushed to be loved these days through fandoms and “shipping” that there isn’t a moment to breathe anymore when it comes to being a fan. Being a nerd/geek is super stressful these days because it feels like a competition a lot of the time. I miss the old days when everyone didn’t know everything and they couldn’t google something at the blink of an eye. That was one of the greatest things about being a geek/nerd in the early days was that it was like a treasure hunt to find people that liked the same things you did and when you did it made those connections super strong. I feel like there is so much time dedicated to the act of shipping/fandoms that people sometimes miss out on the most important part of loving something like STAR WARS or whatever, the part where you share your love with other people that love it also on a personal level and not just posting on a message board of comment thread. Its too easy to just sit at home and post a comment and not physically get involved and be a part of something. This is why I love the idea of cons and really appreciate the people that go to them and take part because that is what really makes loving something special, actually taking part and sharing your love of that thing. END RANT RAMBLE."
CSH (via geekvariety)
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