Do we all feel things so deeply? To the core of our being, in a way that encompasses every waking thought, infiltrates dreams; things that become a thread in the fabric of who we are? Or is that just those of us with massive anxiety and a propensity for overthinking? Recently, my father gave my … Continue reading Bullet Holes and Other Things
Hindsight is 20/20, so they say. I would wager a guess that this is never more true than when someone betrays someone else. Because, while looking into a crystal ball of the future, everything is unwritten. Everything is a guess, a hope, a mystery, a goal. Everything is roses, hopes and dreams. No one thinks … Continue reading Pandora’s Box (The Modern Day Adultery Version)
In one of my many long conversations with girlfriends, one of them commented to me Don't be surprised when people start crawling out of the woodwork. What she meant, of course, was other men. To which I responded by internally dry-heaving with a bit of fake gagging for extra emphasis. No, thank you. I'm done … Continue reading The Great Tragedy
In the 49 days since my entire life was knocked over by a rip tide that seems to keep whipping me out, again and again, I have spent a lot of time on my computer. Talking to friends. Emailing lawyers. Perusing Facebook and cursing every single one of the happy family holiday pictures. Going to … Continue reading The 4 O’clock Hour of the Soul
This blog is about the oldest story in the book. Since the beginning of time, men have been cheating on women. It's everywhere you look. The news. Social media. Fiction novels. Memoirs, tales told between friends over a few drinks and in the broken eyes of adult children who's fathers left their mothers and thus, by default, them as well.