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A Chat with Dad

My dad isn’t a chatty guy, in general. And he’s one of those people who hates to talk on the phone.  I can recall many times when I’d be on the phone with my mom and she’d call out to him (usually from one part of the house to the other, loudly, as I come […]

Open to Love

So here’s a question for you, is falling in love a choice? Or, to be more grammatically accurate, do we choose to fall in love? I’ve been thinking about this for days.  Ever since I read KB in NYC’s great post, I’m Crazy for Loving You. In it, she writes about the fact that she’s […]

I’m Just Not Made That Way

I have some very complicated views on life and dating.  Well that’s a lie.  The truth is, I don’t believe in much. Which is complicated. I believe that life isn’t fair. That bad things happen to good people. And sometimes the line between right and wrong can get a little blurry. Some people might define […]

Why Are We Even Talking About This – Safe Sex?

I’m a 39 (weeks away from 40) year old women who enjoys a healthy sex life and not with a single, long-term partner. I don’t think of myself as promiscuous. But the fact that I have anywhere from 2-5 new partners a year + a fb that I’ve been seeing for years (who I don’t […]

Accidents Will Happen

I think enough time has passed for it to be safe for me to tell this story.  I think.  I hope. And if not, well, the damage has kinda already been done. So a while ago I was working on my real identity* stuff.  Rebuilding it. You see, back when people started to actually read […]