When it’s time to leave

August 31, 2016
How lovely it would be if all relationships endured for a lifetime. Of course, they endure for more than a lifetime, that's my belief, but sometimes, in this...

“There are a lot of a**holes out there”

August 26, 2016
One of the people dearest to my heart said that to me the other day. She'd just split with a long-time guy, someone she cared deeply for, but didn't love in that...

“I don’t want to be alone”

August 11, 2016
Being alone is a topic that's come up among my friends and peers repeatedly recently and I think it's our age. As we pass middle age, we start thinking of our future...

Relationship closure: a story

August 4, 2016
Divorce is hard. It just is. There's no way around it, either. To get out the other side we have to go through it. Period. If you're the person who has been left and...

The two-way street of friendship

July 12, 2016
There's a lot going on in my life and only so much time, which means I can't do everything. As part of my ongoing effort to set limits for myself, I'll sometimes look...

A kiss isn’t just a kiss

April 7, 2016
Ancient lovers had some romantic thoughts....they believed that the spirit was carried in the breath and that's how kissing united souls. I can't say that they're...

Ghosting: when a relationship just disappears

August 26, 2015
A recent story in the New York Times talked about ghosting--those times when a relationship ends because one party simply disappears without any notice. Poof!...

Moving on by moving

August 6, 2015
Huxley's quote pretty much sums me up. The problem is that danger, freedom and sin aren't very practical.  You can't live like that and also, say, save for retirement....

Stop sleeping with stupid men

July 28, 2015
I found this note the other day in a pile of old papers I was sorting through. It was one of three lined sheets torn out of a small, spiral-bound notebook. The pages...

Learning to love certainty

July 15, 2015
There was a time that I didn't like the idea of certainty. It was....boring. I preferred by far not knowing what was around the next corner. Surprises thrilled me....

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