Looking back, I suppose I've always had some type of abandonment issue. If you've ever read my book, “Unheard,” you'll have a general idea of my childhood experiences with abandonment. Beyond that book, I had never written much about my adult life, and writing helps me to examine things that I have played over and … Continue reading Dealing with Abandonment in Relationships
Expectations lead to disappointments, so I've decided that there's no point in looking forward to anything anymore, especially when it comes to the world of dating. I have pretty much had it with broken promises and being stood up. This also comes from friends that make plans and cancel at the last minute or don't … Continue reading Dating Mr. Disappointment
Prior to my last post, I met a guy at the beach while looking for seaglass. He was my age, had grown kids, and liked to make creative things, so I felt we might have some common ground. We spoke about kayaking and made a date to do it the following week. When the day … Continue reading The Worst Kayaking Date
Sometime last year, prior to meeting Orange Crush, I met someone that lived a few streets from me. I wasn’t sure if it was a good idea or not to try to date someone so close, but it sure made it convenient. We only saw each other a few times anyway. He was too young … Continue reading The Most Boring Kayaking Date
After watching last night’s episode of The Bachelor and seeing two women get their hearts broken after being told by Arie over and over again how much he is in love with them (at the same time), I realize if you give a man too many choices, he can’t make up his fucking mind. Newsflash: … Continue reading Dating Mr. Mixed Messages – the Final Rose?