.. or 3 weeks; but then I considered it as meaning nothing: I put it down as simply being his way, and was as far from supposing as from wishing him to have any serious thoughts of me. I had not, Miss Crawford, been an inattentive observer of what was passing between him and some part of this family in the summer and autumn. I was quiet, but I was not blind. I could not but see that Mr. Crawford allowed himself in gallantries which did mean nothing.” Ch. 36, Mansfield Park #janeausten #fanart
Great British Bake Off Challenge: Tarte Tatin Fail
So stop making everyone else police their thoughts and words and be responsible for your own self esteem. Earn it for yourself rather than coercing it out of others. It's far stronger that way. --yes, absolutely!