The manic pixie dream girl; You know the one. She’s the girl that’s always excited, bubbly, happy, and knows just what to say to cheer up the dreary, ordinary, male protagonist. She gets him out of his rut, loves him even though he’s a mess, and fixes his life up for him.
She a bad writing trope. Her name is usually something like Crystal, Molly, or Bell, or something equally short and easy to remember. She’s got fiery red hair, maybe a pair of those hipster glasses, the ones with the plain black rims, and she described herself as “quirky.” She has no personality, and wants nothing other than to cheer you up. She’s a tool, a 1 dimensional character used predominately for wish fulfilment fantasy….
But she is real. She’s a bad stereotype, a caricature of a person, and she suffers from an exotic cocktail of mental illnesses. That doesn’t stop her from bumping into you as you’re leaving the coffee shop like some cliché romantic comedy. It doesn’t stop her from falling in love with you instantly, and doing everything in her power to ensnare you.
She planned this all out, you see. She’s a self-styled dream girl; living out a fantasy of modern media’s creation. She doesn’t know it’s a sickness, and you don’t know what’s wrong with her yet. That comes later. She’s very good at hiding all of her neurosis. She’s a perfectly crafted collection of porcelain masks, each one, immaculately suited to a particular task.
There is no person under those masks, just a monster. It’s not her fault though, it’s yours. Did you really think that a proper lady would be interested in you as you are? Don’t kid yourself. What are you, 27 years old now? And what have you accomplished? Still working on that book, are you? And how many query letters have you sent out this week? None?
She doesn’t want you because you’re desirable. She wants you because she knows she can’t do any better. You’ll love her. You’ll accept her no matter how horrible she is. Even when all her masks crack and you see the beast within, you’ll keep her because you don’t want to be alone anymore. She knows all of this ahead of time. That’s why she chose you. You never had a choice to begin with.
You deserve each other.
I have never seen a better description of the dynamic between Nadi and Tai. And he doesn’t even know who they are.
This amuses me greatly.
This is a real article. Not by the Onion.
Somebody actually said these things and wrote these words.
I CSAN T STOP LAGUHGING
"How was *I* supposed to know the gays did things like NORMAL people?!" This is just sad.
God stupid people make my head hurt
this is the worst fuck up in the history of fuck ups and my aunt drove her van into a house because a leaf hit her windshield
Can’t imagine WHY you get so much hate mail that I’ve been sending you. Hey, follow me back?
Been sick most of this week, so I’ve been doing a lot of this between coughing fits and sleeping. LOL
Deleted scene from the critically acclaimed film, Gravity.
why is this so funny
"The brain can get sick too."
Re-make of this post.
End mental health stigma.
I have ADD, OCD AND Depression.
After a while you just stop expecting people to understand and just deal with it yourself. Whether or not this is a good thing depends on who you ask.
Via welcome to the lilypad
it feels like the screen actually shakes woahhhhhh
Please don’t tap the glass it frightens the bloggers
This is why the birds are angry
australia gifted the royal baby a pet crocodile that was born on the same day as the royal baby and thus has also been named george. theyre twins. the royal baby has a twin pet crocodile and im so jealous im fuming
australo-reptilian conspiracy to place a croc on the throne
Who the fuck thinks a crocodile is an appropriate gift for a baby?
Australia, is there something in the water over there?
Yeah, fucking crocodiles. Have you been paying attention?