Good Girl Gone Bad… Probably Not

I’ve always been the “good girl.” I’m not mean or vindictive, and I always try to do right by others. Treat others as you would want to be treated is one of my mantras. Keep a positive...

Dating (In Your 30s) Sucks

Over the weekend, I had brunch with a man who reminded me of a piece of stale, white bread. He was neither attractive nor unattractive, but was incredibly boring. I completely understood why he was single, but...

Balancing The Equation Of Love

It’s easy to lose sight of love as circumstances change. It’s easy to say, “Oh, he didn’t give me what I needed anymore,” or “We clicked so well in the beginning, but it’s been downhill from there.” We let...

Connecting To Destiny

Soul mates indeed exist. As a matter of fact, Sylvia Plath said it best when she said, “We should meet in another life. We should meet in the air, me and you.” Although most poets live in an artistic realm of...

Loving You

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe  A few months ago, my wife asked me to place the above quotation in the spare...

Shards In The Moonlight

It is an interesting concept, eternal love. Some think it is a fantasy made up by love-hungry girls who dream of being rescued by their prince while they ride off into the sunset. Others believe it is a silly notion...

It’s MY Heart

I remember meeting you during Brian’s birthday party. You went into Jackie’s freezer and pulled out a snack size Blue Bell ice cream cup. I walked over to you, and asked if you were really going to eat that. The gleam...

More Of Me To Love

Will you be my valentine? No, seriously. This time of the year always grabs me in the most uncomfortable of ways. The hopeless romantic side of me is swept off her feet ready to bask in the glow of budding emotions over...

Connecting To Destiny

Soul mates indeed exist. As a matter of fact, Sylvia Plath said it best when she said, “We should meet in another life. We should meet in the air, me and you.” Although most poets live in an artistic realm of limitless...

Unchained

I told him I loved him one last time. I knew I was leaving, and I could feel the love slipping away, but I had to say it one more time. After all, I invested so much into this relationship, so much into the world I was...

The Illusive One

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman, of a certain age and position in life, is in search of the ‘one.’ For anyone familiar with Jane Austin, you might hear an echo of Pride and Prejudice in this...

Prayer For My Best Friend

It is tough to find a good catch nowadays because it seems as if all of the good men are either already married, gay or irrevocably unstable. I happened upon a good one about a year ago at Plucker’s Wing Bar who has...

Struggling Widow

Growing up, I was one of those girls who fantasized about being with someone famous. I was going to marry Billy Idol… he just didn’t know it. I also wanted a piece of Robert Smith from The Cure, Judd Nelson from The...