When you call a rape anything but rape, you are just making excuses for rapists
— "From college campuses to Game of Thrones, why the sudden urge to re-name sexual assault?" asks Jessica Valenti » (via guardian)
Trying to find the strength to not be afraid of all outcomes of life has been a very hard hurdle for me to get over. I am naturally a more negative person, and can become self conscious, even embarrassed over a lot of things needlessly. As long as I am 100% myself and all the decisions were my own though, what is there to be afraid of?