“Too many young girls don’t know how to act when someone’s being inappropriate with them. They giggle or they try to brush it off. Don’t do that. Tell them to go fuck themselves - be a bitch. If someone’s being disrespectful to you, be disrespectful right back. Show them the same amount of respect that they show you.”—Wise words from my mom (via forgivun)
was at it again. Pickle, my cat, spent the day in the hospital after a scrape with a neighborhood stray. He’s beside me now, recovering well, and in the thralls of a drug-induced nap. This is the third time he’s been in the hospital in as many years of life. It’s times like this when I think back to the “Free Kitten” ad that brought him into my life and laugh ruefully.