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Archive for the ‘Because, that’s why’

Nice is Just a 4-Letter Word

A thought: This Sunday’s Guy’s Story could have just easily been called, ” The Day I Learned I Couldn’t Be Nice to Boys.” And the story would have worked just as well if Christian had been a woman and the girl in the story had been a guy (or 2 guys, or 2 women…). People, […]

People Want You to Be Who They Think You Are

I have this weird habit. When I overhear someone say something interesting, I text it to myself. So that I’ll remember. The results of which is a bizarre, completely nonsensical text conversation with myself, full of random snippets of other people’s conversations. Some of it is funny. And some it is seems like it could […]

We Weren’t Close

So, it’s past noon and I’m taking a work break to blog something. As usual(for the past month-ish) I have a bunch of posts I started this weekend but couldn’t focus on enough to finish. It was Mother’s Day this weekend. And as I’ve mentioned before, my mother passed away a few years ago. Not […]

He Flirts with the Furniture

I have no idea what made me think of him, now, but… the mind works in weird ways. I used to know this guy. It’s been over a decade since he left the city, and years since we lost touch. I think he might be living outside the US somewhere. None of which is relevant. […]

Can’t We All Be Friends?

Most of the guys I date are divorced. It’s not a matter of choice, just demographics. I mostly date older guys (and I’m 40). And a pretty high % of single guys in their 40s and 50s are divorced. So, that said, I’d much rather a guy have a decent relationship with his ex. Especially […]