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“Your task is not to seek for love…”

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi So, um… yeah. I get it. At least, I think I do. I am the barrier queen. So much so that not too long ago, after a date, a […]


I’ve been thinking a lot about this, lately. I’m not saying that I wish that things turned out differently. I don’t. There’s not a single relationship that I look back on and think, If only... But, I do look back and think, I wish I hadn’t wasted so much energy on being angry. Which reminds […]

A Little Bit of Facebook Stalking Never Hurt Anyone…

Anyone who knows me (and this includes people who know me IRL and those with whom I have strictly online relationships) knows that I’m not a fan of facebook. As I’ve said many times, I think facebook is the devil (and, unfortunately, a necessary evil). So this whole concept of facebook stalking is hard for […]


So, a not so funny thing happened to me on a date this weekend.  It was a second date with this guy. We were talking. Having a really nice conversation. And all of sudden my eyes welled up with tears. I worked hard to fight them back, so maybe he didn’t notice. If he did […]

There Was a War In My Head

So, as I mentioned earlier in the week, I had another first date on Monday night.  I’d been looking forward to it for a while. Or, as much as I look forward to any first date. I’d met the guy online weeks ago, but because of the holidays our date got put off until this […]