Here comes the pain

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Pain, hurt, and sadness: the feelings that fight to avoid. We build up our walls, attempting to keep ourselves from every having to experience feeling unpleasantness. Having to feel even an ounce of hurt will send us running to protect ourselves in a myriad of ways: turning 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

The Transition Guy

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The transition guy: a man who a woman spends time with to help her transition out of a relationship, but whom she would never seriously date. Isn’t this just the perfect situation: a man who understands his place in your life, and the objective of what the two of you are doing. Perhaps a ‘crutch’ is the best way to begin moving forward, or at least figuring out what the hell it is that you want/are doing. If both people understand, and are in agreement, about what both of you are doing… isn’t a transitional person a good thing? Continue reading