What I Would Tell You if You Held Me One More Time

I wish you had held me longer. I could use the heat of your hands on mine right now. There’s this rising of warmth in my chest when I...

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Why Me? My Life in Pain Coping With CRPS

It was an overcast day that morning. There was a thunderstorm on the way, and I remember it clearly. I was in the back of the house,...

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I’m Engaged and No One is Going to Tell Me Different

I have news. I’m engaged. I know, right? I mean, you don’t know me, so you’re not familiar with my dating-slash-sexual history, but...

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Romano Ricci: The “Bad Boy” of Fragrance

In my obsession, love, and adoration for all beauty products, and those who create them, I ran across what I consider the ‘bad boy’ of...

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Seven Shades of Sick

Now pay attention. The next sentence will be the most important words I write. I have loved being alive. I’d like you to pause and...

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Why Stalking Can Help You Get Over a Guy

I was doing some internet stalking the other night. It’s a habit that falls somewhere between nail-biting and mainlining, in the sense...

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When Psychological Manipulation is a Good Thing

“I can’t get in,” the student came back to me and said. The convention center in Los Angeles refused to let him into an invite only...

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12 Signs He’s The One

OK, you’ve been dating him for awhile, things are going great, and you’ve even caught yourself imagining how your kids might look. What...

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