"So what's going on?" This was the first thing my new therapist said to me after we exchanged initial greetings. I looked down, away from the small screen of my phone (which was propped up on the napkin dispenser that sat atop my dining room table), took a deep breath, and said "my relationship". I'd… Continue reading The Relationship that Almost Killed Me
Although it may only seem like a few years' difference, a lot happens between your 20s and 30s.
It's no secret that in this game of dating, I have some pretty strong opinions, from the nonsense around cuffing season to the ambiguous AF notion of "talking", I've got a lot on my mind. And it's not without reason. Since I keep the company of attractive, whole, successful women, I often hear stories that… Continue reading “I’m a homebody” and other lines from broke boys
I get it. I finally get why people become angry and spiteful when they were seemingly joyful and light. As much as I am trying to resist what feels like the inevitable, it is a losing battle that I'm not sure I care to win anymore. I am a giver. Not at the expense of my… Continue reading Depleted
Froth: worthless or insubstantial talk, ideas, or activities In light of today's daily prompt and recent celebrity gossip, I've decided to tell the straight-shot-no-chaser version of the scandal that is Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian. Some may consider celebrity gossip mindless fodder, or froth, but I often see and identify the meaning within these types… Continue reading Sometimes, you do it to yourself
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The 1950s. A decade filled with A-line skirts, the dawn of rock 'n roll, and good ol' American segregation. Mad Men glamorized this era, where the men were powerful and their doting housewives drowned in depressants to keep afloat- with not one strand of hair out of place. 'Twas a simpler time, indeed. When I… Continue reading 7 Tips to Ruin your Livelihood in Love and Relationships
My best friend has a habit of holding on to perceived offenses, and then disclosing those feelings at random times. In the 22 years of our friendship, I've pretty much mastered the art of knowing how to navigate her Capricorn-ness. So it came as a surprise when she told me a few years ago that… Continue reading Y’all Still Together?: When Friends Don’t like Your Man
This post has been a long time coming, as I've dealt with my own "case of the ex" a few times now. An inconvenient truth in the majority of relationships is that you won't be the first, second, or even third person who has captured the heart of your mate. When you agree to become… Continue reading Kill It With Fire: The Case of the Ex
Is keeping things hush-hush a sign of a guy stringing you along?