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Grace, Hope & Lebenslüge

Lebenslüge. Life lies. What a great German phrase  a new friend shared with me. She asked me at the end of our first meeting, why I tell myself life lies, lebenslüge. I couldn’t answer her immediately because I fell in … Continue reading

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The Secret to a Successful Relationship

My friends finally conceded it is difficult to date me. I’m a little complex, a bit of an overthinker, and not very conventional. I’m an acquired taste. My friends declared I needed to date my equal, and I shouldn’t waste … Continue reading

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Chin Up

I believe we get the same messages in life until we’re ready to hear them. A few years ago, a friend suggested I try positive manifestations, and understanding you’re deserving and worthy of your goals and desires. Then this week, … Continue reading

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Delete, I’d Hit That

Well, that didn’t last long. In my decision to actively date again, I created a profile on another online dating site. It’s been less than a week and I deleted it already. I just could not take it anymore. At … Continue reading

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My Sangha of True Love

I’ve deleted one of my online dating site profiles. Another one I’ll leave up simply because I paid a discounted price for an entire 6 months from the start because I’m cheap, but I won’t really be participating in this … Continue reading

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Dating Really Is a Headache

You may have noticed I have not written much of late. If you haven’t noticed, I won’t be offended. A little sad, but I understand. I haven’t written because I can’t. My head injury has flared up again such that … Continue reading

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The Bleeding Heart Party

I am ending today’s pity party. We may have one later tonight, or tomorrow, or this long weekend at the beach. But for now, it’s over. Everyone go home. This time my pity party was over a fun date. I’d … Continue reading

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On Being Single and Middle-Aged

I’ve evolved as I’ve aged. I’ve come to not only be comfortable in my own skin, but to love being me. I know it’s taken each of these 40 years filled with trials and tribulations and successes to get me … Continue reading

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Men Are Like Jeans

I don’t know what it’s like for men when they have to go buy a new pair of jeans. But it’s Pure Hell for women. Magazines routinely offer “helpful” articles about how to choose the “right” cut of jeans for … Continue reading

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The “Dating Tips For Men” Series Returns

After my last relationship ended, my friends asked when I would start dating again. I have no idea, I said. Again, I’m not a planner like that. It will happen when it happens. I’ll be ready when I’m good and … Continue reading

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