Text Dirty to Me – Sexting Tips for Beginners

For beginners or those unfamiliar with sexting, the prospect of texting dirty can be daunting.  In some minds, it’s sleazy and distasteful. Other abstainers twitter with embarrassment at the thought of it. Until a couple of years ago I felt the same way. But when I resurfaced in the dating pool after fifteen years, myContinue reading “Text Dirty to Me – Sexting Tips for Beginners”

Take It Back #2: Reclaiming the Music You Love After a Breakup

Music Hurts After a Breakup Listening to music after a breakup can be heartbreaking. Music, places, physical objects and other things you love are intrinsically bound to the love you just lost. Our first instinct is to avoid these things or shut them out of our lives. We don’t want to deal with the pain.Continue reading “Take It Back #2: Reclaiming the Music You Love After a Breakup”

Alone in the Apocalypse: How I Survived Being Single During COVID

Once upon a time, before COVID, before I started writing about being single, I was married. During those years relished the idea of a doomsday scenario playing out in real life. I loved the idea of it being he and I against the world. I couldn’t imagine anything better than being holed up together whileContinue reading “Alone in the Apocalypse: How I Survived Being Single During COVID”

Ode to Tinder: How a Dating App Taught Me to Love Being Single

In 2018 I left a man I’d been with for almost fifteen years. He’d cheated on me under particularly nasty circumstances, and I’d had enough.  But I didn’t just leave. I strode away, into an uncertain future, with more strength and confidence than I knew I possessed. The conviction and grace with which I handled theContinue reading “Ode to Tinder: How a Dating App Taught Me to Love Being Single”

%d bloggers like this: