Relationships

Communication

In any relationship, romantic or otherwise, communication is vital. None of us are very good at reading minds, despite how often we may think otherwise, so when one person in a relationship goes silent, the other is left guessing. They may guess correctly, of course. But they also may guess incorrectly, which can lead to …

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Not Single…

While Strutter hasn’t updated her status on MySpace and Facebook yet, we’re not single. We had a serious discussion yesterday after work, and she is going to try not to drink any more. As in ever again. I conceded a free pass for her 30th birthday (August 21) which I know was wrong of me, …

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It’s Time to Up Her Rent

Strutter and her menagerie moved in over the weekend.  This means that my house smells vaguely like dog, there are a ton of packed boxes in the living room, and my bed now looks like this: It’s going to take some adjustments, but I think things will be fine.

Six Months…

It’s funny how you can look back on a day six months ago, and feel like it was just yesterday. It’s also funny how you can think about how you’ve only known someone for six months, but it feels like forever. And whenever you feel like you’ve known someone forever, and it feels like only …

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Roller Coasters

What is it that makes a roller coaster so much fun? Is it the fear that you might actually be tossed from the ride?  Do we get on these creations just to flirt with Death?  To make us feel more alive?  I don’t think that’s it.  If we actually believed there was a risk, these …

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