Breakup Playlist

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While nursing a broken heart, sometimes you’ve just gotta do something that will let you get all of the tears and hurt out. I’m a fan of the breakup playlist, the songs that I know will make me ugly cry until I’m exhausted, and my face is puffy and red. Continue reading

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Where are my things?

baggage The inevitable returning of things when a breakup takes place.  Does anyone really want their ‘stuff’ back after a breakup?  It is just stuff; it’s not really worth much. The awkward exchanging of items is typically uncomfortable and unenjoyable for all parties involved, right?  At the same time it does allow a little bit of closure: a short meeting to say your goodbyes, to wish the other well, to have a heartfelt moment. It’s cathartic. Continue reading

I’m the Crazy Bitch Around Here

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What is the deal with men calling women crazy? Unless we have burned down your house, physically held you hostage, publicly shared your secrets, or harmed you or a member of your family (or one of your friends or pets): WE AREN’T CRAZY! It seems to me that men are often quick to use this word (just like they call women ‘bitches’ and ‘whores’), because it’s an easy way to insult and hurt a woman. Other than making a woman more angry than they already are, I can’t imagine that being called ‘crazy’ has ever really upset a woman. What does that even mean, crazy? Continue reading

A Cat Allergy?

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We’ve all heard a ‘first date’ horror story; one where the evening doesn’t just not go as planned, but goes terribly wrong. Maybe these stories are filled with humor, maybe they are filled with humiliation, and maybe sometimes they have a happy ending. I have very few stories like this, until now. Settle in readers, because I have a ‘first date’ horror story for you.  Continue reading