I wish that there was a socially acceptable way to say, “I’m having a bad mental health day and need you to pay attention to me,” without alienating everyone.
or: “I’m having a bad mental health day and need to be on my own for a while so please don’t be mad if I cancel our plans on short notice.”
"I am constantly torn between wanting to improve myself and wanting to destroy myself."
"The greatest gift you can give someone is the space to be his or herself, without the threat of you leaving."
Ferniture, via Habitat Horticulture.
If you’re into “green” / living furniture (and, really, who isn’t?!), additional examples can be found in earlier Gardens in Unexpected Places posts here.
"If she’s too good for you, my god, don’t leave her. Make an effort to be good enough instead."
"She did not want to move, or to speak. She wanted to rest, to lean, to dream. She felt very tired."