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Getting it “right”

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

Empty triumphs

It’s hollow.

No more apologies

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.

A little night reading

My life: a tumult. My interior rooms and all the objects they contained: turned against me.

Being vulnerable

I just watched this TED Talk about “The Power of Vulnerability” and it struck a chord — it dawned on me: I suck at it!

Dapper is as dapper does

I don’t like “dapper”.

Clothe thyself

You used me like you use a piece of clothing.

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Life, this modern one, puts demands on us most unfair and unnatural and unyielding.

Tea is for lions

A tea drinker is a lion held back in wait.

Small People

Small people live life in a small way. They see flaw

Raison d’etre

"Raw," she said. "I want something primal. I want something bare and naked. I want you to give me this life raw, unbidden, unhidden, free, fair, and true. Can you do that? Can you do that for me?"

One may only try.

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