bell hooks talks powerfully about the importance of helping girls develop a 'voice of power' - via @John Badalament Grrl Power, Strong Girls, Hooks Talk, Helpful Girls, John, Girl Power, Child Form, Girls Development, Belle Hooks
The Girl Effect: If you want to end poverty and help the developing world, the best thing you can do is invest time, energy, and funding into adolescent girls. It's called the girl effect because girls are uniquely capable of investinig in their communities and making the world better. But here are 10 things that stand in their way.
learning to love myself and be on my own in the most refreshing thing i've felt in years. its wonderful to be complete as is. i feel like i'll have so much more to give to my future partner because of this time alone. exhilarating. thats not to say i think i'm better off, i look forward very much to being in a relationship but for the first time maybe ever, i'm content being single. its a huge opportunity for growth and discovery.