If men were socialized to desire love as much as they are taught to desire sex, we would see a cultural revolution.
bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions (2001)
If you really think a human can be called an “illegal” and not think that’s dehumanizing then goodbye
Date yourself. Take yourself out to eat. Don’t share your popcorn at the movies with anyone. Stroll around an art museum alone. Fall in love with canvases. Fall in love with yourself.