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On Intimacy

Intimacy. What is it? It comes with sharing with another those things that are rarely shared. And it comes from trust. It can happen suddenly. It’s not necessarily physical. 296 more words

Dating

The Ebb and Flow of Time

It seems that, these days, everyone is hurrying up to finish writing their happily ever after. For some reason, everyone is scurrying to find their Prince Charming, and quick to get married. 1,314 more words

Life Ponderings

My days as a DUFF

Last week I took my 15-year-old cousin Maddy to see the new teen comedy, The Duff.

Surprisingly, it’s not an ode to Hillary (Duff, get it?) but instead tells the tale of humiliation and redemption experienced by high-school senior Bianca who, thanks to her rude, jock of a next-door neighbour (who happens to be super HOT), discovers she’s a DUFF—designated ugly fat friend. 452 more words

Relationships/Dating

G-O-Double S-I-P

It would be incredibly sinful if I said “I never engage in gossip; Gossip is repulsive”. I love gossip.

Gossip can be defined as anytime you talk about another person. 1,468 more words

Life Ponderings

Sense of Self

Oscar Wilde once said, “be yourself; everyone else is already taken”.

Committing to finding a ‘sense of self’ is hard; it requires you to be introspective, and perhaps admit to yourself that you have issues; you must put yourself in vulnerable places, outside of your comfort zone, where you can discover your likes, dislikes. 1,976 more words

Life Ponderings

The After Glow

It feels good today. Really good. I spent yesterday on the Australian Avenue beach in an old fashioned way. With a beach blanket, a sand chair, a picnic lunch and even a floaty raft….and basked in the sun, in the company of a new man, listening to his  life stories. 315 more words

Singles

Redemption for that Long-Term Boyfriend

Last week in church, we talked about Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, an thief who steals priceless silver from the church. When he is caught by the police, and the police question the bishop, the bishop responds, “Jean Valjean, you forgot these silver candlesticks too”. 866 more words

Life Ponderings