We are sitting on the sofa in his mother’s house. His sisters are there, and their husbands, and somehow the conversation has taken a turn for the worse. I don’t remember the words, but the conversation has gone from poking fun at my expense to mean words spoken, embarrassing things being said about me. … Continue reading Dark Matter on My Mind
“I feel that you could help mend this if you wanted to….things said in the heat of the moment are not completely 100 percent meant..I think on both our sides, all things said were not meant” Seriously, did you just say that to me? Oh, I meant it. Are you suggesting that I owe you … Continue reading My Emotions are a Privilege that You Haven’t Earned
It occurs to me–I like doing a lot of things that most other people don’t like doing. And therefore I have two choices–desperately try to find someone else who likes these things, or do these things alone. When I split with my second husband, I was really, really upset that I’d never find another person … Continue reading The Soloist
Does desperation have a smell? Is it some kind of magical man-repellent? Because apparently the more I wanted to go out on a date, the less men wanted to ask me out on a date. No matter how nice I pretended to be. So I finally got sick of dating websites. I got sick of … Continue reading Holy Crap, I’m Bad at This
What do you do when you find a married man you know on a very popular dating site? So, there’s this guy from my past…you know, that first big love, that one you’d do anything for, even years later? That one. We were together in high school and into my first year of college. I … Continue reading The Harlot, or the Heroine?
Do you Meetup? Whaaaaaat–never heard of it? Its amazing how many people haven’t, or who misunderstand what it is. Meetup has been my sanity-saver. I mentioned it briefly in my last post SWF Seeks New BFF. It has made all the difference between being alone and being lonely. Meetup.com is a free social connections website. If … Continue reading The Awesome Power of Meetup
I should take out an ad. It will read like this: SWF seeks new BFF to drop by the house unplanned, to encourage and share in new adventures, to call at all odd hours, and to never take offense when I say something weirdly awkward but true. Must be local. Must love dogs. AmIright? So … Continue reading SWF Seeks New BFF