The original is posted here. “There’s something on your pants,” Colin told me. I was in front of him as we climbed the winding staircase of his new workplace. I had taken him up on his offer to give me a private tour of the former mansion. Without a second thought, he rubbed away the aberrant dust … Continue reading An Ode to the (Gay) Man Who Loved Me
View this post on Instagram You have to actually love me in order to tell me something about myself "in love." (I was inspired to write this after I saw a concerning comment on a friend's post). I can't tell you how many times I've seen religious people rebuke someone "in love" when it … Continue reading You Have To Actually Love Me Before You Correct Me “in Love”
Ok. *Breathe* First thing’s first… I wrote a blog post on Friday. This happened on Monday: The post above is the toned-down version of my first post: When her voice cracked and she started to choke up and I heard her say my name and look straight into the camera, it sent shivers down my … Continue reading Rejection, Resilience and Being Real: #JeannieMai Mentioned my Blog on @TheRealDaytime (AHH!) and How She Inspires Us All Through Her Divorce
Update: Jeannie mentioned this post on her show! I went out on a date (go me!!) but came home to news more shocking than my love life: Jeannie Mai is getting a divorce. Now, I don’t know Jeannie Mai and I’m not her publicist and she has never confided to me the reasons for her … Continue reading When Your Partner Wants to Have a Baby But You Don’t: The Case of #JeannieMai and Why I Saw Her Divorce Coming
Job searching is a lot like dating. Dating is a lot like job searching. For some time now, I’ve been thinking about the similarities between the two, and why success in one area sometimes does not entail success in the other. Continue reading How Job Search Strategies Can Help You Be Successful in Dating (and Vice Versa)
What if we thought about the potential answers to our questions before we asked them? What if we really thought about our questions and how personal or intrusive they could be if asked? What if we took a moment to conjure or imagine the responses that our questions could elicit, even though they may be … Continue reading What if We Thought About the Potential Answers to our Questions Before We Asked Them?
I asked ten men about being single, and here’s what they said… Well, the title is a little bit of a teaser, and a little misleading. What really happened is that I asked ten male friends about why women always dominate the conversation around singleness or singlehood. We always seem to be the ones who … Continue reading I Asked Ten Male Friends About Being Single, and Here’s What They Said…