nina dobrev for nylon magazine august 2014

Year by year I learn more about myself, and I think that confidence and honesty and just really being true to yourself is probably the most beautiful thing that you can do for yourself and the people around you.

PARAMORE AND FALL OUT BOY WERE AMAZING MY EARS ARE RINGING AND MY THROAT HURTS LIKE A BITCH BUT SO WORTH IT

There are two ways you can go with pain: You can let it destroy you or you can use it as fuel to drive you…” 

Look at me… I will never pass for a perfect bride. Or a perfect daughter. Can it be, I’m not meant to play this part? Now I see, that if I were truly to be myself, I would break my family’s heart. Who is that girl I see, staring straight back at me? Why is my reflection someone I don’t know? Somehow I cannot hide who I am, though I’ve tried. When will my reflection show who I am inside?

DB