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In an Effort to Avoid Comparing Myself to You…

“don’t compare your worst to someone’s best” – Marinka, in a comment on this blog I’ve heard this advice before. Hell, I’ve given this advice. Don’t compare your worst to someone else’s best. The moment we start to compare ourselves, … Continue reading

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Vanity.

Inspired by Finn, and Vanity Fair. Miss Britt and the Proust Questionnaire: What is your most marked characteristic? My need to be heard, which is really secondary to my need to be understood. What is the quality you most like … Continue reading

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Marriage Mad Lib

My husband and I did this exercise during last week’s marriage counseling session. I thought it was interesting, and announced mid session that I’d be featuring Marriage Mad Lib on my blog.  My marriage counselor laughed and Jared shook his … Continue reading

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Why you cannot move in with your grandparents, Son.

Dear Devin, You told me over dinner that Grandma has taken you to Chuck E. Cheese like a million times. You lamented the fact that I have never taken you to Chuck E. Cheese’s since we’ve lived in Florida. “Yes, … Continue reading

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In Which I Educate My Mom On Whoredom And Decide Not To Bitch To The Internet. For Once.

“Alright, Mom.  I have to go.” Our morning conversation was beginning to bleed into my working hours and I could no longer ignore the screams from my inbox. “OK, baby.  I love you.” “I love you, too.  Thanks for listening … Continue reading

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On Being Forgotten

This post is not supposed to exist. I’m not supposed to remember. I’m definitely not supposed to care. Somehow, the fact that I can write these words all these years later feels like a betrayal to my husband as well … Continue reading

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Alive

Sometimes it’s subtle. Other times blatant and bitter. And other times still it’s simply a longing that I am all too familiar with. It must be nice, they say. It must be nice to travel. It must be nice to … Continue reading

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100 Things: Part 2

Over the next several weeks I’m going to be sharing with you a little more about myself (because sometimes I just don’t feel like you know enough about me) in the form of a “100 Things” list. Or, rather, 10 … Continue reading

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Remember When

“I remember the first time I laid with you like this…” His voice cut through the darkness and the muffled sounds of two people kissing. My heart swelled with such force that it instantly became difficult to catch my next … Continue reading

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