For whatever reason, I tend to attract guys that are newly single or somewhat undecided about their single status. It didn’t matter much when I first became single, but it’s been a good five years now, so obviously I’m in a different frame of mind. Now whenever I meet someone I make it a point … Continue reading Being the Rebound Girl
I’ve been trying to throw things away to make room for more, but can’t seem to get rid of things like my old scrapbook of “Crushes, Dates, & Loves”. I should hand this down to my daughter, as I’m sure she could appreciate some of these stories. Some stories I barely remember - or not … Continue reading Random Bad Dates from my 20s
Sometimes you don’t notice things about yourself until someone else points it out. One of my friends pointed out that she’s noticed I have been mentioning a little about my ex husband more so than usual, mentioning things that he did that pissed me off. I guess I had been obsessing more with OC and … Continue reading When Memories of Your Ex Dredge Up Annoyance
Call it what you want - sexual assault, sexual coercion, rape - it’s WRONG. Submitted by: Anonymous There was a guy in town some of us knew as “Drunk Cowboy” because he frequented local bars, wore a cowboy hat, and sang karaoke. I assumed he was probably an alcoholic, because he got loud in the … Continue reading Raped By a Drunk Cowboy
I have had to force myself to find the negative side of things that I haven’t been able to completely move on from. The negative side of OC, that is. Many things remind me of him, like every time I see a white pickup truck I look to see if it’s him. (Do you realize … Continue reading Viewing the Negative Side of a Relationship In Order to Move On
I was watching a cooking show the other day, and one of the contestants talked about dating or hanging out with a guy on Friday or Saturday, but the person she wants to spend her Sundays with is the one who is really special. I haven’t spent a Sunday with anyone since OC, mainly because … Continue reading Who Will You Spend Your Sundays With?
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