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Archive for July, 2010

Words Don’t Mean a Thing

I’ve been thinking about this post. Thinking about it and thinking about it. And no matter how I try to shape it, I keep on going off on wild tangents. So consider this your warning. Wild tangents ahead. I don’t know why, but the other day I was thinking about a conversation I had with […]

It’s Not About Sex

The other night, while was lying in bed, I suddenly realized that what I miss, more than anything, is spending the whole night tangled up with someone. Held. Knowing that just hours away there was more sex to come. It’s not the sex I miss.  To tell the truth, I’ve been having sex pretty regularly, […]

I’m In Love With a Friend… What the Hell?

There are many, many things I can’t wrap my head around. One of which is the whole, “I fell in love with a friend” phenomenon. I just don’t get it. For instance, this post in YourTango (seems like sensible advice, if such a thing were to actually occur). Or the classic sitcom silliness of Monica […]

Luck Luck Luck Luck Luck – > There, I said it!

I was chatting with a friend over dinner last night.   He’s single.  I’m single.  We’d each prefer to be in a relationship, if it were the right one/a good one.  But we’re not in relationships.  *shrug* And I said that the thing that upsets me most about the single/dating industry (of which, I realize, […]

And Things Keep Changing

I spent the better part of my weekend at a wedding.  A big, over-the-top, family wedding with hundreds of people who travelled from far and wide. It was nice.  And overwhelming.  And yeah (to state the obvious), I was one of only a half dozen people over the age of 30 who weren’t either married […]