Dear Susanna, I met this new guy but I’m not sure if he really likes me or is just another player. How do I tell if he’s really interested or just wants to get laid? — Aly Dear Aly, I’m sure most women can relate to this question, and sometimes it really is difficult to … Continue reading Does he really like me, or does he just want sex?
Dear Susanna, I’m in my 40s and trying to reconnect with my boyfriend from high school. He seems interested but not very responsive all the time, and this has been going on for years. Either he’s intense telling me he loves me or simply doesn’t respond. He’s single, never married, and living in L.A. This … Continue reading Ex Boyfriend Says He Loves Me, Then Doesn’t Respond
I’ve been doing a lot of introspection lately and keeping to myself. I try to make myself get out once in a while so I don’t get cabin fever, but I haven’t really had the energy to bother. I’ve been eating like shit, then healthy… and either living healthy or not doing the healthiest things … Continue reading January 2019 Brain Dump
Last night I received a text from a number I didn't recognize saying: Hey, we met a while ago… Do you know who this is? Me: there's no name in my phone so I guess not. Them: Ok never mind Me: So who is this Them: a guy you met at a bar a while … Continue reading Younger Men Can’t Take No For an Answer
It seems like every time I call a man out on his bullshit, he stops talking to me. No big loss, however. I met someone my age in my area that I became "friends" with, but it’s a little strange. I recognized him through social media when he came into my job a few times. … Continue reading Is He Gaslighting Me or What?
(**Note: I just found some old writings that I’m going to share…**) Written March 28, 2011 I very much value my teacher’s opinions, and always have (except one asshole at Florida State). Teachers have been the ones that have helped me through my most difficult times in life – as a child and as an … Continue reading Teachers Good & Bad – the Time I Was Told I’d Never Be a Writer
The other day I was thinking that a year ago I had a lot of things going on. I started out house sitting for a friend at an amazing beachside location, but ended up getting the flu that eventually turned into pneumonia. It took about three months to feel normal again. In the meantime, I … Continue reading A Year in Review – Sickness, Death, Grief, & Being Alone