"Scar tissue has no character. It’s not like skin. It doesn’t show age or illness or pallor or tan. It has no pores, no hair, no wrinkles. It’s like a slip cover. It shields and disguises what’s beneath. That’s why we grow it; we have something to hide."

girl interrupted, 1999 (via psych-facts)

(Source: the-psychology-blog)

"I tell her how isolated I feel and how lonely I am and hungry and tired and she says ‘oh.’"

James Simon Kunen, The Strawberry Statement (1970)