The Pink Beat

Identifying things that make me happy

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Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.

 Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Book Geek Quote #462

I don’t think we’ve talked about the fact that this is one of my favorite books of all time.

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For years, mental health professionals taught people that they could be psychologically healthy without social support, that ‘unless you love yourself, no one else will love you…’ The truth is you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved. The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation.
Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., “The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog” (via volatilebodies)

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