O – Part 1 of 4

Leaving work on the Friday afternoon, I wasn’t 100% sure what to expect from my date with O. Looking back at his online dating profile I couldn’t quite pinpoint why I’d swiped right but, in all of our messaging, he seemed like a nice guy who could hold a conversation and had the balls to […]

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I’ve Found It Hard To Write

I’ve found it hard to write because five years after my divorce papers were signed, I’m still single. I’ve found it hard to write because it’s been difficult to find the humour, and the silver linings, and the lessons in my dating life recently. I’ve found it hard to write because I didn’t expect my […]

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Jesus Take The Wheel

I like to think I make good decisions. Ok, well I like to think I make decisions. But do you ever question your decision making ability? And wonder what the hell you were thinking when you decided on something?

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I Have Learned

I love when I read something that resonates so much that it feels like it was written for me, or to me, or I wish it was written by me. There’s a few versions of this poem around online, and I’m not entirely sure yet which is the definitive one, but this is the very first version of it I ever read, and I loved it then and I love it now. 

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The Power of No

At what point in matching with someone on a dating app do you give up your right to say no? At what point when you’re chatting with someone over text do you give up your right to say no? At what point after you’ve met up with someone in real life do you give up your right to say no?

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The Doctor Will See You Now

In a summer where I was finding no shortage of dates or online dating app matches with a variety of success, his dating profile pictures were almost too immaculate. His response to my first Bumble message too smooth. His Instagram too curated. He was either a catfish or a douchebag.

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