Relationships Archive

Let’s Play a Game of “Remember When…”

February 18. On this date in 2000, my first son and I were hit by a red light runner at the intersection of Grovers and Cave Creek. He was 17 months old and killed immediately. Seven years

I Hit 40. And I Don’t Give a F*CK!

Turning 40 last year was awesome! I finally had a degree under my belt, found myself in my first healthy relationship, kids are healthy and well, no one has died (recently), and I was waiting to begin

Who is your “best friend”? And how do you know?

I have never been a great monogamist when it comes to friendships. Keeping a diverse circle of friends around me has always been my natural tendency. Don’t get me wrong, like any good Taurus I can get

I want to Say I Do, Until I Don’t

This past July my boyfriend declared he was ready to take the next step in our relationship by moving in to my house. Cohabiting was a topic we had tap danced around; the dance includes sessions of

Love is a Verb; Snoopy gave me proof.

Because I have too much time on my hands these days I can now return to my regularly scheduled over thinking and self-analysis. And because relationships, connections, and what defines love and friendship have been on my

What is Love?

What is Love? This topic has been rolling around in my brain in some aspect for last few years. I didn’t narrow down the question until only recently, but I realize the question really has to do

This week’s running theme (apparently): Marriage. Eek.

The first night I met my boyfriend I decided to share a recent declaration I had made to my Facebook audience: I deserved a real wedding, one day. I showed him the dress and the ring and

This Man Deserves a Post (Warning: sex talk in here.)

A couple years ago a private message on Facebook popped up from a guy whom I had gone to high school with. We had been connected on Facebook for quite some time but he was very quiet,

Sixteen Years Old, he would be.

Having friends with sixteen year old boys I can only imagine what my son would be like today: Getting his license soon, voice changing, facial hair sprouting; What would he be excelling at in school? What would

Intruders and Trials

He took my hands. We were both trembling. He apologized but I assured him there was no need for an apology, he didn't DO anything wrong! And, I am old enough to understand that this is of