Category Archives: Relationships

I Used My Intuition, Your Honour

There is no way in hell anyone is going to worship you forever like you’re the only flawless, amazing, insightful and intelligent being ever. Forget all those Hollywood, Disneyland, comic book love stories, and all those earnest love songs too. … Continue reading

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First Thought

I am the first thought On his mind as daybreak blinks Sunday morning bliss…  Gently smudging pain’s traces Sweetly replacing wishes RL Haiku / Tanka Inspired by the artwork of: aaronpaquette.net and prompted by: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/heal/

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Turning Corners …and Tossing Blanket Excuses

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Waking a 12 Year Old’s Dream, Part 1 – Short Story

The girl ran over hills and dunes, striving to keep up with him while holding back the hair whipping all around her face.  He urged her to follow, and hurry.  He made jokes about how tiny she was… how he could … Continue reading

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How Do You Know Someone Loves You?

I once had someone ask me, “If I were to change my wicked ways, how would you know”? Well, that’s a lot to wonder, isn’t it?  I wasn’t sure I would or could know given the circumstances he was referring … Continue reading

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That Time I Saved Me From Him

His cadre of women was a numbers game and his love for numbers mattered more than quality… They were at various levels of need and were quite willing to rationalize betrayals or even safety…

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That’d be right, Babe

He was a little less oblivious than she believed.  He’d feel it now, without seeing anymore, how her expression would change from the melancholic stare out at the water while she washed dishes or while they were out on the … Continue reading

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Roads that Twist Love

Have you ever come across someone who could break your heart, no matter how far away from them you could get? I had a best friend like that; no matter how often we did or didn’t speak, she could somehow open a … Continue reading

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Natures VS. Nurturing – If They Really Loved Me and Vice Versa – Couldn’t it Be More Simple?

We all want to be nurtured. We all crave that caring sense of love me, pick me, have my back support. I’ve seen how trouble comes though, when we also expect that nurturing to be presented as we understand it. Because we are all unique representations of beings with unique expressions in need and gifts, it can be difficult to have those expectations met by others with equal fervor.

People who have already learned how to work around this, need not read further. For we average folk still treading through the minefields, I luckily have found Donna, a good friend who puts this expectation to bed with a much simpler approach. I think she’s onto something. Continue reading

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