How Am I Still Single?
I’ve always been a fairly driven individual. At the age of 5 I began discussing career options with my parents. Granted, at the age of 5 I wanted to be a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, but I always had the idea that I would work at something. At the age of 9 I was fascinated by […]
Why I Gave My Sister My Password, and Other Stories
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I’m 33 and I’m single. In today’s society, that means I’m a “social pariah”. It means I’d better hurry up and settle down otherwise I’ll end up an old maid. In today’s society, it means that there must be something wrong with me to be “all alone” at the age of 33. Let me break […]
Welcome to yet another episode of my internal dialogue. Chef doesn’t make me laugh. He thinks he’s funny, and some women might think he is. I just don’t. He asks questions about my work constantly; I don’t want to talk about my work constantly. We have nothing in common. I don’t enjoy reading his text […]
The Lie They Sold Me
…..all my troubles seemed so far away. Well, not really. Actually some things are worse today, but yesterday I wrote what I like to call a “vent” blog. It was mostly just pent up anger at my ex-boyfriend/ex-friend, whom I’ll call SWB (anyone who went to high school with us probably knows who I’m talking […]
A First Date
Today I decided to go through my phone. It was time for a “cleansing” of sorts. I deleted photos and texts and screenshots. It was revealing in a way that I was not expecting. I discovered that within the past couple of years, I’ve gotten the same lie from two very, very different men. The […]
My (Revised for the Thousandth Time) Rules for Dating–The Short List
I’ve been talking to a wonderful guy for about two weeks now….I’m going to call him PJ for blog purposes. This is because he’s the cat’s pajamas. Really. We arranged to meet last night for the first time, at my team’s roller derby bout. Before the time we’d arranged to meet I was a ball […]
After a long break, I’ve recently gotten back into the dating scene. It’s fairly terrifying, but not as scary as it was when I was younger and had no idea what was important to me or why. Some previous experiences have made me really question what is crucial when you’re getting to know a guy […]