Another thing my mother says

My mum as I’m sure you’ve noticed is well odd.

An over religious women who is about the most intolerant and unforgiving person I have ever ever ever met (and yes I should be studying but seriously)

Last night it was:

Mother Dearest: “But you’re not going to marry this one”

Me: “Why what’s wrong with him?”

Mother Dearest: “Think of what the children would be like”


Like what? Think of the children? What children? I’m 22 for gods sake why on earth would I be thinking about them in the first place? Never mind the fact I literally cannot stand the idea of owning one of those things. If my upbringing is anything to go by I think I’d be damn useless at parenting.

In her attempt to be “subtle” she practically kicks the door down and screams she doesn’t like the guy. Like how do you even respond to such a bizarre statement?


The human life is made up of choices. Yes or no. In or out. Up or down. And then there are the choices that matter. Love or hate. To be a hero or be a coward. To fight or to give in. To live. Or die. Live or die. That’s the important choices. And it’s not always in our hands.

This Is How We Date Now

Thought Catalog

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We don’t commit now. We don’t see the point. They’ve always said there are so many fish in the sea, but never before has that sea of fish been right at our fingertips on OkCupid, Tinder, Grindr, Dattch, take your pick. We can order up a human being in the same way we can order up pad thai on Seamless. We think intimacy lies in a perfectly-executed string of emoji. We think effort is a “good morning” text. We say romance is dead, because maybe it is, but maybe we just need to reinvent it. Maybe romance in our modern age is putting the phone down long enough to look in each other’s eyes at dinner. Maybe romance is deleting Tinder off your phone after an incredible first date with someone. Maybe romance is still there, we just don’t know what it looks like now.

When we…

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