Are walls a good thing? Should we be erecting them? No, not the Mexican border kind ordered by an over-tanned, over-inflated world leader. But the kind that protect ourselves, protect our hearts?Read More Should We Build Walls?
How do you ignore your gut? Should you even try? Or should you just always go with it? Even when you want it to be wrong?Read More OVER & OUT – PART 4 OF 4
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 […]Read More I’ve Found It Hard To Write
I never thought going back would be easy, but I could never have imagined how much it would tax me. To live everyday second guessing what your partner is telling you, trying to determine if they’re lying, looking for telltale signs of the behaviour repeating itself.Read More Please Remove The Bullet – Part 2 of 2
The breakdown of my marriage wasn’t the biggest surprise, the biggest surprise was the timescale in which it broke down. Both in its quickness and what, to some people, felt like it’s slow painful death.Read More In Sickness & In Health & In(fidelity) – Part 1 of 2
Trusting your gut is all well and good but how do you employ that strategy when the very nature of dating, particularly online dating, is that of having to take things at face value? Where does blind faith stop and healthy suspicion take over? When should you trust and when should you question? In other words, how do you know when you’re being catfished?Read More Gone Fishing… Catfishing
I guess you could call this a bonus post? I had thought I’d be able to get the whole godforsaken Filipeen saga wrapped up in 4 parts (you can read part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4) but there’s still more shittery to write about, so here I am.Read More The Aftermath – Part 4.1?
The morning after Boxing Day, Filipeen was back at work but I had an extra day off, so in my “I can’t help but be nice” state of mind, I finished tidying up the rest of his place. We’d done a lot of it the night before but there was still piles of dishes, boxes of drink and generally stuff all out of place. So I let my cleanliness OCD take over and fixed it all up.Read More All Kinds of F*&%ed Up – Part 4 of 4
Matching with someone on dating apps, like Bumble or Tinder, is about as meaningful as waking up with a hangover and saying you’re not going to drink again. There is no substance to it, it’s borne out of necessity and the likelihood of you following through with it is probably 5%.Read More Perfection On Paper
I had the rage. You know the kind that makes you send texts about it to your friends in FULL CAPS?Read More Can You Say Whirlwind? – Part 3 of 3