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Girl Trade Girl Trade by Chloe Thurlow
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“When you fall in love, everything is impregnated with new meaning. It is as if you suddenly have borderline personality disorder.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
tags: love
“When you don't belong anywhere it doesn't matter where you are or where you go, if you stay or move on. You become a leaf floating with the will of the wind.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“I was always in love with love and now I am in love. In love, everything looks different. Everything tastes different. It is as if you have been reborn, transformed, become another person whom you don't completely recognise.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“If you roll a pearl around your mouth it slowly reveals the dreams of oysters, memories of the sea, the taste of orgasm.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Our brain is a circuit board with neurons and terminals ready to be wired. We are born free, then programmed to obey our parents, to tell the truth, pass exams, pursue and achieve, love and propagate, age and fade unfulfilled and uncertain what it has all been for. We swallow the operating system with our mother's milk and sleepwalk into the forest of consumer illusion craving shoes, houses, cars, magazines, experiences that endorse our preconceived dreams and opinions. We grow into our parents. We becomes clones, robots, matchstick men thinking and saying the same, feeling the same, behaving the same, appreciating in books and films and art shows those things we already recognize and understand.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Love hurts. Love is fragile. Love comes like a breath of magic, then departs leaving us feeling empty, alone, a paper cup blowing on the wind.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Is squirting myth or magic? French scientists say myth, squirting girls say magic. And I say: those who can, do, and they do so because squirting is fun.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“The moment he left the warm sheets and the door clicked shut, I had that feeling you get when you are lost in a strange town at night. I curled into the chair where he had watched me undress and tears wet my cheeks. Then I dried my eyes, I looked in the mirror, and I said these two words. Never again.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Girls love kissing. Our lips replicate the lips we discreetly hide. We redden lips to show the health and allure of our labia, the welcoming of your tongue in our mouth a foretaste of lips moistened and blood-gorged by desire. Some kisses last forever in our minds, some kisses are best forgotten. Every kiss is unique and kissing lips is uniquely human.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Being naked strips away more than your clothes, it reveals unknown facets of your true nature. I had thought of myself as a career girl on the slippery pole of achievement and success. But really, I was just as content to follow where the road of life led. Had he seen something in me I had not known existed? Did he look at me and see a girl who wanted to be spanked?”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“At the moment of orgasm you are living fully and totally in the present. An orgasm is anticipated, like the sunrise on a new day, and unexpected, like winning a prize in a competition you can't recall having entered. Time freezes and there isn't a feeling of loss, a void, a little death, but a reminder that of all human activity, none is more perfect.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“When you take care of your horse, your horse takes care of you. You can say that about no other creature on the planet.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
tags: horses
“If character is destiny, I was fated to be carried off into the desert. From the deck of the ship I had imagined my own ghost and seen my unvanishing footsteps. When you don't belong anywhere it doesn't matter where you are or where you go, if you stay or move on. You arrive at a place where the view forwards and backwards is the same, where the sun rises in the east one day and the west the next, where you stop planning and live like the birds and beasts by intuition and instinct.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“When I was 6 I wanted to be a nurse. When I was 14 I wanted to be a spy or a lion tamer. When I was 16 I wanted too be a highwire walker or an acrobat. Or maybe a clown with a white face. Then I gave up wanting to be anything other than what I am and what I am is a woman with a woman's needs and a woman's desires.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Inside our mind there is hidden place that contains the mind within the mind. There, you will find another version of yourself that may be your true self. We do not find that self by travelling, by searching. We find that self by sitting still, being quiet and looking inside. Ask yourself: who am I? And your true self will answer.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“We discover the depths of our humanity when we let go of reality and enter the realm of the senses.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“There is a moment when time stops, when the air grows still, when you enter a state of nothingness, a state of purity and perfection. That is the moment to strive for.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“We have no obligation other than to be ourself. Your friends, your family, the daily beat of life will shape you into a form pleasing to them. Your job is to make something pleasing to you. As soon as a crowd forms, leave it.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Have you ever been spanked?' he asked me. 'No,' I replied. 'Well, this is your lucky day.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Blindfolded, your feelings are enhanced. You see less, you see nothing, but you feel more. You feel everything.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“He tastes of rice with a touch of saffron. He says I taste of seafood. I guess we'd make a good paella.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“When you remove love from sex you enter a mansion with many rooms shaded in nuance and excess, an invitation to peel away all conventions and programming. A chance to explore your hidden self. You shed something and clothe yourself in something else. Sex is the greatest of gifts. Orgasm a glimpse of perfection.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“The secret is confusion, make it, create it, live it, be it.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“There comes a moment, after you have made love, after you have kissed the after love kiss, a moment when he is about to say something and stops himself. He sort of mumbles and shakes his head. You look deep into his eyes and what you see is the future. That's when you know.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Getting dressed starts with shoes. Getting undressed ends with shoes.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Mummy became a shadow, a woman who had lost herself because she had never found herself. She had always done the right thing, and I had a feeling that the right thing is always going to be the wrong thing, that you find yourself by stepping out of yourself.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“There is a moment after riding when you stop and listen. What you hear is your heartbeat in perfect rhythm with the beat of your horse's heart. It is a moment of pure magic.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
tags: horses
“Once you know who you are you can let go of the things you crave and just be yourself.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“The kiss is the greatest of gifts, uniquely human. A kiss before midnight. A kiss before dying. The Judas kiss. The kiss of the devil. A big wet smacker beneath the mistletoe. More can be said with a kiss than a book full of words. We kiss to say I love you. We kiss the rings of the self-important. The feet of the conquerors. The rich dark earth when we reach the promised land. We kiss babies' cheeks to soak up their innocence. We kiss the foreheads of loved ones as they begin a journey. We kiss beautiful strangers in far away places because on hot July nights with the music of the sea and the stars above your head your lips are incomplete until they are joined in a kiss.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade
“Man was not born to be monogamous. What has changed in the 21st century – at 21 the world surely has come of age – is the understanding that woman is not meant to be monogamous either. Just as love hurts, new love heals.”
Chloe Thurlow, Girl Trade

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