Yesterday, I had the privilege to watch one of my closest friends, a person who has become, and so now is, a brother to me, marry the woman that he loves. The most curious thing about it, the best thing, really, was that it was simply that: he married the woman he loves. Not “loves” [fill … Continue reading
Last night, someone called me high-maintenance and questioned my ability to be intimate and display affection. In the moment, I was offended, insulted even…but after an awkward text conversation and a ragged (yet still definitive) permanent parting of ways and involvement, the feelings of offense had become mixed with mild, but genuine, hurt.
My life: a tumult. My interior rooms and all the objects they contained: turned against me.
I just watched this TED Talk about “The Power of Vulnerability” and it struck a chord — it dawned on me: I suck at it!
I don’t like “dapper”.
You used me like you use a piece of clothing.
Life, this modern one, puts demands on us most unfair and unnatural and unyielding.
A tea drinker is a lion held back in wait.
Small people live life in a small way. They see flaw