Published by admin on September 17, 2015

MY FAULTY FOUNDATION

Every General Contractor knows it. If the foundation isn’t good, the house will be no good. Maybe not today or tomorrow, but eventually. A bad foundation will not support the home upon which it is built. The same principle holds true for relationships. If the foundation is bad, the relationship cannot stand–or withstand–the test of time. I…

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Published by admin on September 9, 2015

My Stink

Tonight, I write. No real major teaching. No date to review. I feel deflated. Kicked around like a bottle in the street. That pit in your stomach that doesn’t want to go away– of sadness. Tremendous sadness. (And, truthfully… I’m not sure that I want it to go away.) The kind of stuff that I…

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Published by admin on August 15, 2015

Despicable Me

I’m rotten. I almost labeled this, The Breaker-Upper, but I knew that you’d be 100x more likely to click on this blog if I called it, Despicable Me. But am I really that despicable? Of course, not (said in a Louis C.K. voice). Of course, not. (See clip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O5h4enjrHw) Why would I even possibly consider myself despicable? Well,…

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Published by admin on August 13, 2015

Tinder Date

I was on a date tonight off of Tinder. It was only my second Tinder date. “Date” may be too formal a word. It was more of a hang-out. Yes, there was some flirting beforehand. Nothing major, though. Let’s just say that a message I sent her using the audio-to-text feature created an interesting variation of “my…

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Published by admin on August 3, 2015

The Journey from Loneliness to Aloneness

It was my birthday. I was spending time with my then girlfriend. We were walking the belt-line in Atlanta on a hot April afternoon. Who knows what went wrong, but she wasn’t happy. We stopped at a Starbucks so she could use the bathroom. I waited outside on one of those cushiony chairs. She came…

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Published by admin on July 21, 2015

Radical Dishonesty

  I remember sitting by the river bank one day with a woman. Not just any woman, mind you. There was history between this woman and l.   Teenage history– with a gap the size of adulthood between our past and that moment, on that rock along the river, sitting peacefully (on the outside at least). Finally, I succumbed…

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Published by admin on July 13, 2015

Monogamissing Out

Hopefully, this title made you smile. I’m just being funny. Mostly. Let me just say this at the onset: I’m mostly talking to single people here. I am not talking to those of you reading this who are already married or in long-term committed relationships. There’s no hope for you. I’m talking to those of you…

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