Category Archives: Relationships

what if your life didn’t go according to the “plan”?

The “plan” is that you go to college, find a job, find a boyfriend, get married, and have kids.  That is the plan.  My life is not going according to plan, and I remind myself 20 times a day that … Continue reading

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addiction

“There is a way of loving not attached to what is loved. Observe how water is with the ground, always moving toward the ocean.” – Rumi Such a beautiful quote!  If only I could get back there. I’m a little … Continue reading

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here

well, dear readers, i seem to be in something of a relationship.  and he doesn’t even have a name on this blog.  I’ll call him Kirios. Kirios is eccentric and adventurous and well educated and the right age (35).  He … Continue reading

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over and under

I ended up in a generational divide-style dating conundrum this weekend.  On the one hand, I was being asked out by a 45-year old with a kid (The Lawyer), who I have to say isn’t really finding a way to … Continue reading

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emotional armor

When do you cut ties and break away?  How much emotional armor do you need to be friends with your past lover? Mr. Faraway and I have been off since right before Christmas.  Over the last month, we’ve inched closer, … Continue reading

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a new year

i would like to say that i apologize for the lack of posts, but unfortunately i am just fresh out of motivation to apologize any more. Mr. Faraway, the great love of my life, decided to tell me 10 days … Continue reading

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I hope you don’t need me

Being needed was all I knew of love. At least, that’s how I excused flame-out after flame-out. I was, after all, only in my 20s twenties, my mid-20s, my late 20s, and fumbling in love was par for the course. … Continue reading

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Dating Times

The relationship saga continues.  Another installment: Mr. Faraway:  I had the phone in my hand for a long time.  I had texted and then scratched out many different ways of saying “I can’t do this anymore.” I could no longer … Continue reading

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Household of one

I must be coming into some sort of new stage in this long-distance relationship with Mr. Faraway.  Everything is peaceful all of a sudden, and I’m not so anxious about where we are, or how we can be together, or … Continue reading

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Enter stage right: The Viking

First and foremost – I am still talking to Mr. Faraway.  We still have hopes and dreams for the future.  He still tells me “Sweetheart, things will be better someday”.  He has avoided the L word, but it is always … Continue reading

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