13 Year Old Me

This is a diary-entry from when I was 13 years old. “After 2nd period at break I was standing with Scottie, Steve and Drew. ‘Where’s Ben?’ I asked. All of a sudden one of his friends came up and said, “Umm… Ben doesn’t wana go out with you anymore.’ I guess he expected me to […]

Long Distance Love

Over the past several months on Instagram, I have watched my friend Rich develop a relationship with a beautiful woman from Australia. They seem so dedicated to one another and seeing their relationship persevere has made me curious about what it’s like to date someone who lives on another continent. For many, dating in Los […]

Gaslighting

He was 6-foot-4 with thick, dark hair and a winning smile; he seemed like the kind of man that her parents would have loved her to marry. In the beginning of their relationship, he complimented her daily on her beauty and sweet demeanor and always held doors open so she could pass first. When she […]

Photographs

I will never be one of those women who busts out my cell phone or camera and wants to take photos with the guy that I’m dating. Do I want photos? Yes. The painful truth is that I’m jaded. Nothing has worked out with anyone for any significant length of time so I’d rather not […]

Musings

I love stuff like showering together, cuddling, affection… I think the hardest part of break ups is suddenly having MUCH┬áless physical human contact.

Would You Rather?

Would you rather date someone who has slept with “a lot” of┬ápeople but treated all of them respectfully OR someone who has had fewer partners but broke their hearts and lied to them to the point where it forever altered their lives in a horrible way? (Damn that was a long sentence)