The love we deserve

My dearests, Ginny and Alex have started a tumblr to collect stories and images depicting the beautiful ways in which people have been loved. I plan to submit some things to them, and encourage you to take a moment, and remember the last time someone filled your heart to bursting, write about it, and submit it to them.
This is a labor of the heart.

atheist, polyamorous skeptics

This is cross-posted from my brand new tumblr! Where I’m hoping to collect tons and tons of stories, pictures, videos, etc that also go under this theme of, “these are some amazing ways people have loved me.”

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Dear Younger Ginny,

I’m writing to the girl who sat across from her mentor, tearfully talking through issues with the boy you were dating. Your mentor listened for a long time, and then asked, “Ginny. Does he make you happy?” And you thought for a minute and said, “No, not really.” And she said, “If he doesn’t make you happy, you can break up. You don’t need a reason or justification.”

It was a revelation to you then, and based on what’s happened in the last 15 years, it didn’t entirely sink in. So I want to tell you some true stories.

You have always loved opinionated and argumentative men, and a…

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The love we deserve

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