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past relationships: Jessica (part 3 - realizing this relationship is not for me, and also potentially very controlling and abusive)

Part 3 of this series. Links to part 1 and part 2.

There are a few more examples I’d like to give, before relaying out things have played out between Jessica and me until now. 2,403 more words

Personal Polyamory

past relationships: Jessica (part 1 - the beginning, the best times)

It recently occurred to me that, while I have made mention of Jessica (and Rachel) in my blog in various parts, I’ve never come out and entirely told the entire story of our relationships in one place. 1,255 more words

Personal Polyamory

Official But Not Yet "Friends"

A few weeks ago I had my cousin, Meghan, and her sister-in-law, Elizabeth, over for dinner. It was a girls’ night that was long overdue, and given the newness of my relationship with Jack (which is ongoing), there was bound to be a little good natured grilling. 310 more words

My Search

Moving On (For Realz)

As The Doors said, people are strange. And for some reason, all of the people I choose to date are by far the strangest to me. 811 more words


The Woodwork

The woodwork is the magical place men go to live whenever your romantic involvement with them comes to an “end”. Of course the word end is in quotation marks because maybe things were over for YOU, but most likely not to this asshole. 713 more words

The Crazy

"So I Can Shine With My Own Light"

Day 50! out of 730 in my season of singleness (“and I like to kick, stretch, and KICK!”)

The last couple weeks have been faced with much realization and gratitude. 776 more words

Removing the Mask.

I’m finally going to admit it: I hate Halloween.

As a kid, I loved it (duh, free candy), and in college, it was the perfect excuse to wear fishnets and do keg stands. 673 more words

Holly A. Phillips