Category Archives: Relationships

Thoughts on Divorce and Dating

I think I’m about as ready to date again as I’ll ever be. I have no dating prospects at the moment and I don’t know when that will change, but I’m not in a hurry; to hurry would be probably … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Door

Divorce sometimes feels like sitting on the floor in an empty room. Like during a move, maybe, when you’ve cleaned out part of your space and it’s all empty and strange feeling, but you know if you got up off … Continue reading

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Old Papers

In my closet there are a couple of bags of papers for sorting and shredding that I have ignored for years. This weekend I finally am going through them, and as expected, there are some painful memories of the past … Continue reading

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Family Ties

I’ve lost sight of that moonlit peace I felt the other night. I’m not too surprised; the middle of the night is its own segment of existence and doesn’t associate very closely with daytime reality. I’m sad about J right … Continue reading

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Independence Month

When I am out and about these days, I find myself considering the guys I meet. It’s not like I didn’t sometimes think about this stuff when I was with J, and I am not looking around now with any … Continue reading

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The Good. The Bad. And the Ugly.

It’s a very forced literary device but whatever. Good: I took a weekend off for myself! I mean, maybe that’s not really good, because I have way too much to do and the question is always whether the work left undone … Continue reading

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The Statistically Accurate Love Song

Thank you, Captain Awkward, for introducing me to Tim Minchin. I’m not really interested in dating yet but this song makes me feel a lot better.

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