Raw, unedited, hair a mess, collar akimbo, Me. Dating is a challenge. You think you want something one day and then some time goes by and you’re not so sure you want it anymore. There was a time when dating was whatever was put before me. If I found myself attracted to someone I threw… Continue reading Here’s the thing…Dating, Man.
As I round the bases on the third year of being single – yes, it's been three years. I know! I can't believe it either. Next month, November 16th will be the third anniversary of the day my marriage imploded. The anniversary of the day I came to the sudden and quite world shattering realization… Continue reading Single & Selfish…What I’ve learned
I've written before that someday I'd like to get a tattoo that reads "Scars are like birthmarks but with better stories". Scars are funny. Some are on the outside, some are on the inside. Some scars heal and lighten on their own, and some scars are dark, rippled, puckered and pronounced forever. We often don't… Continue reading Another scar….
Yep, you heard right folks. I'm 48 years old and I'm having a full hip replacement later this summer. I've suffered from hip pain for the last five years or really if I'm honest, it's been off and on for the last ten years but it's progression has ramped up in the last five. I… Continue reading Things I’m looking forward to after hip surgery
So I cancelled my date with the guy last weekend. I also told him I wanted to go back to being just friends. I explained that he had opened my eyes to my inability to trust and the triggers (how I hate that word) that he spurred. He reluctantly agreed. How does one go about… Continue reading Bandaids over Bullet holes
Let's just change my name to Swoony McSwoonerton, shall we? Remember back in Middle School when you had a crush? A boy or girl who just seemed like the best thing since sliced bread and you admired them from afar and imagined what it would be like to have them like you back and go… Continue reading Crushing like a 15 year old
The strangest thing happened to me on the internet the other day.... A man slid into my DM's on Twitter....and didn't want to show me a photo of his junk. It's true. I got a message from @Newmanin2018 who posts to the account Best Dad I Can Be and he suggested this topic. So… Continue reading Dating Apps!!
When I ended my marriage over two years ago, over time I found freedom. I could make my own choices without consulting anyone else and could set new goals and challenges for myself. One of those goals was to do yoga. I used to be a gym rat with my ex-husband. We would go to… Continue reading Goals
The past several months have been some of the most fun of my entire life. I mean it's been a combination of How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Exhale and Sex & The City (The first one, not that awful sequel) all rolled into one. I've had dates, I've made friends, I've made Friends with… Continue reading Feelings, Man!