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8 Things You Learn After Divorce
Sitting in the back seat of my car I felt numb. Strange. Unsure. I stared into the seatback ahead of me, yet my mind couldn’t look away from the unknown path ahead of me. The road constructed for my future closed off. No longer an option.
The Secret Pirates of a Bedroom Crawlspace
Growing up, I lived next to a dungeon. Well, some days it was a dungeon. Other days it was a mysterious compartment that held riches beyond my wildest dreams.
Sports: So Much More Than Just A Game
“It’s just a game.” A line my mother would tell me far too often growing up. A line she’d tell me whenever I became frustrated or upset at the television for something the sports team I rooted for did.
Winning a Man's Heart Starts With the Stomach
Valentine’s Day. It’s the holiday equivalent of a bill collector’s phone call. Yes, I’m aware of my perpetual singleness. Thanks for reminding me. Another night of eating cold Chef Boy-Ardee out of the can before writing in my cry journal and rocking myself to sleep.
Driving My Dying Dog 1200 Miles Home
Pets have a way of impacting our lives in ways we never could expect. I’ve lived with dogs since before elementary school and each one has taught me something new about life. Made me a better person. Done far more for me than I could ever do for them. Each of my dogs has come along at a different time in my life, to offer their guidance in varying ways.
Do Your Relationships Suffer Because of Your Career?
Chasing a passion is a full-time job. It doesn’t matter if you’re a solo musician, a writer, a documentary filmmaker or anything in between.
The Day Lady Gaga Met Me
Facebook enjoys reminding me of how I’ve aged right before the social network’s eyes. Every day it flashes “Memories” of comments, tags, and photos of what I did in years past.
Lessons Learned From Failed Loves
I’m a 33-year-old man. I’m also single. That realistically means every single relationship I’ve ever had has ended in failure.