Whether you're solitary by choice or simply unlucky in love, being single is complicated.
My Friend Loneliness!
I have reached a point in my life when I must accept what is. Way back in the year of 1956, a happy baby boy was born in the month of February. When he was born, he had no bills, no taxes, no worries at all except where he was going to get his first meal. He came into the world and people took care of him, hand and foot. The more he screamed, the more he got. He had plenty of people around him. He had protection in every form possible. He came into the world alone and was welcomed with open arms.
Letter to an Ex
You weren't the first person I cared for. But you were the first in a long time that made me feel like I wasn't alone. We didn't even talk. It was better when we didn't. When we could just lay on the sand and read next to each other. Smoking weed and watching TV. Stand next to each other at a packed show and not feel alone in the crowd because we had each other to hold on to. It was one of those weird relationships that was based on a shared feeling that I struggle to express because we never tried to put it into words. We didn't need words. Until everything fell apart.
An Open Letter to the Women Who Can Never Be Single
Dear Relationship Addict, I get it. I really do. Everyone wants to be loved by someone. When others call you beautiful or say "I love you" or tell you how special you are, it makes you feel valued. The fact that you've impressed someone enough to make them want to date you provides a kind of validation. You’re pretty enough. You’re interesting enough. You’re worth noticing.
Lady, I Love YOU!!!!
Lady, you're in love today but what about your broken heart tomorrow? I know that you are very happy today, at least it seems like you are very happy. Are you sure? Is he everything that you were hoping he would be OR are you just trying to give him a chance to show you better? Is he actually trying to do his best? If you think so, maybe I should go away. Is he? Does he treat you like dirt at times? Does he REALLY appreciate you? Does he realize how good he has is someone so lovely as you? I don't know. Do you?
When it Rains it Pours
The rain broke the silence as my pickup tore through the puddles on the road. Wipers slapping across the wind shield on the fastest setting barely kept a visible path on the glass. My eyes should have been on the road, yet I would catch myself glaring over at her with a dumbstruck grin and wild admiration. Her green and brown eyes looking up to meet mine, with a soft smirk creeping from one corner of her mouth to the other. There was no direction or destination in mind, we flipped a coin at every intersection to decide where our adventure may lead. There was nothing overly exciting or even outwardly noticeable between the two of us, but there was a quiet laughter and a certain comfort that I had never experienced before. It wasn't magical by any stretch, but somehow mysterious and enchanting in its own unique way. The unknown taunted us on a dismal dark evening. Two people, strangers a few short weeks before, sit in silent contentment while The Gaslight Anthem hums quietly across my speakers. In my own dark saturated mind, I felt every emotion in the spectrum inside one single, solitary moment.
Home Alone: Should You Live by Yourself?
Often considered an important milestone for young people in their 20s, most people will live alone at some point in their lives. However, with rent and property prices skyrocketing this option is becoming increasingly distant for many. Should we really aspire to live alone for a period?
The Perfect Lady... for ME!!!
If I heard it once, I've heard it a billion times. "Nobody is perfect." Uh huh. I heard it. So what? Maybe nobody is perfect to them. Maybe they don't believe in perfection. Who knows? To me, I look at happily married couples who never divorce or have extramarital affairs as perfect couples. Do they have bumps along the way? Sure they do, but they are still perfect for each other because they work on smoothing out the bumps together. They adhere to EVERY syllable of their marriage vows and they hurt severely when the "death do us part" is enacted. I have read too many stories where the spouse dies and their happy half dies along with them resulting in a double funeral. Imagine watching your loved one dying from cancer and you who loved them more than anything dies with them because you know that you can't live and don't want to live without them.
I Am a Man and I Am Scared
I am speaking about fear of private speaking here. I am talking about emotional avoidance. Maybe this is a form of impotence... I am scared of sharing intimacy. Scared of not being able to behave "like a man." Scared of expressing feelings or emotions and being treated like an object of disgust because of them. Scared... to see what happened to me as a child repeat itself, as it does, again and again, until you die, until you heal... Whatever comes first...
Feed Me!!! I Said, Feeeeed Me!!!
Life is tough for a single guy here in New York City. Sometimes, we need help just to get through our busy day. Face it. It takes a whole lot of energy just to look this good.
I Love You, But I Don't Know Who You Are
July 24, 2017 To the most BEAUTIFUL lady in the universe, I LOVE YOU! I LOVE YOU! I LOVE YOU! I most certainly do. The only problem is that I don't know you. I don't know where you are. You can be anyone, anywhere. You can be anyone—a daughter, a mom, a niece, a sister, a girlfriend, a wife, a grandmother, a granddaughter, a great granddaughter or an aunt. I don't really know at all. I have no idea. You are so many things to so many people, but you are always a friend to me.
The Texting Rules - When Is It Time to Stop?
Here's a bet - whoever invented the double blue tick for the WhatsApp app was a woman. I'd put £1,000 on it because I knew I was right.
Internet dating is now a very competitive business. In this "jet" age, people always seem to be in a rush and everything is fast-moving. You get this impression when you see the ads on the TV—instant cereals and smartphones which can enable things to be done at a fraction of the time before the digital age. This needs no time to find the one thing that every human spirit longs for.... and that is love.