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Living with Loneliness

Why is it that everyone wants to be in a relationship yet they still manage to remain single? After months of Tinder, I decided to hangup my online dating boots forever. 313 more words

Parallel Lives - Sample Fragment 6

The heat of the early summer and the salty air had always been a promise of future pleasure, one could actually believe in the possibility of a carefree, beautiful time of sensorial depravity, and Amalia was breathing it all in, focusing only on the sound of her heals on the almost deserted pavement. 484 more words

Why I'm Single + Without a Cat.

No one is really asking me this question, but I should probably relegate myself to being an Anita Brookner or what Virginia Woolf might have preferred or even the newly re-christened Louise Glück, not that I really know too much about their lives. 420 more words


Jesus in our relationships

The Lord Is My Chef Breakfast Recipe for the Soul by Fr. Nicanor F. Lalog II
Tuesday, Week XXX, Year II in Ordinary Time, 27 October 2020
Ephesians 5:21-33     +  >><)))*>  +  >><)))*>  +  >><)))*>  +     Luke 13:18-21  … 251 more words

Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of all poems...

E. Anthony Valainis, “A Thin Line” (Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, 1996)

SUCCESS is counted sweetest
By those who ne’er succeed…

— Emily Dickinson



Relationship Expectations: Marriage and Kids

Alternate Title: How society keeps teaching us about a “norm” that not everyone desires

For the record, this is a side post that I’m counting as part of the… 1,473 more words

Side Story


We have to be subjective about kinship. Kinship has no relationship to blood relation. Disappointment arises between ourselves and our kin because of our assumptions that their ideals are the same as ours. 25 more words