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Confirming My Suspicion

So the other day I was taking a twitter break and saw this tweet from @TresSugar – Question of the day: What would you do if you discovered your boyfriend still had an online dating profile? Been there, done that. *Giant sigh* For me, it was confirmation that the man I was in love with […]

“Your task is not to seek for love…”

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi So, um… yeah. I get it. At least, I think I do. I am the barrier queen. So much so that not too long ago, after a date, a […]

“The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.”

“The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.” — Maya Angelou So I have a couple of short stories to share with you. And hopefully I’ll be able to tie them together in a coherent way.  Hopefully. Story #1)  A long, long time ago (in a world that seems far, far away but […]


So, a not so funny thing happened to me on a date this weekend.  It was a second date with this guy. We were talking. Having a really nice conversation. And all of sudden my eyes welled up with tears. I worked hard to fight them back, so maybe he didn’t notice. If he did […]

Self-Destruction at its Best

This is one of those posts I thought about not writing. For a couple of reasons. First, I have to admit to some poor behavior (which isn’t new, or even infrequent, but still it’s hard each time). And I have to share details, specific details, about someone else’s life in order to tell my story. […]