Tag: relationship

A Piece On The Side

A Piece On The Side

Dating married men, guys with serious girlfriends – I’ve been the piece on the side more than a few times over the years and ended up in a series of side relationships (and a long-lasting love triangle/ rectangle thing) that eventually led me to marry my husband, and then starting a few things on the side on our own.…

Carly Zee

About Carly Zee

Carly Zee is a poet and writer and lover of the finer things in life — like good wines, dark chocolate, and erotica. She finds myself seeking pleasure over reason on far too many occasions, and will, in all likelihood, continue to do so. To come along for the ride, you can connect with Carly through https://carlyzee.wordpress.com/

I Was His Mid-Life Crisis

I Was His Mid-Life Crisis

He was 38. I was 22. We met at a bar. I had just moved to New York and was celebrating my new zip code with some friends on the Upper West Side. He approached our group with his towering 6 foot 4 frame and a bad pick-up line. We got to talking. Our mutual interest in theater—I was…

Laura Brienza

About Laura Brienza

LAURA BRIENZA is a writer from New Jersey. She is the author of two nonfiction books for Globe Pequot Press: Discovering Vintage Washington, DC and New York's Historic Restaurants, Inns, and Taverns. Her work has appeared online and in print publications such as IndyBuild, Flavor & The Menu, and Thought Catalog. Her plays have been seen in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC. Her play SCARED OF SARAH recently played in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Stage and her play OLD LOVE NEW LOVE will have its World Premiere at Luna Stage this spring. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and enjoys racing triathlons.

Beard for Hire

Beard for Hire

Truth be told, my intentions in helping the homeless woman and her child weren’t completely altruistic: I hoped my good deed might bring me some good luck – specifically, some big Uber tips. So last Saturday when my soon-to-be ex-in-laws called and asked if they could take the kids for a sleep-over, I thought about the good luck I…

Uber Esquire

About Uber Esquire

UberEsq is an attorney whose practiced with top-tier firms throughout her two decade career. But she gave up her regular "day job" and, through a series of unusual events, was talked into signing up to drive with uber. Before she knows it, she's discovering sides of LA she's never known, having wild adventures as well as misadventures, and using her skills and experience as both a lawyer and as a mother to help people in ways she'd never imagined. She's finds herself needing an uber driver fix almost every day. However, she's also determined to keep her uber gig on the down-low so that she can continue to build her new law practice and keep her kids on track without worrying them.

The Status of our Relationship is Based on the Article I’m Reading

The Status of our Relationship is Based on the Article I’m Reading

When I troll the Internet out of sheer boredom, it’s not uncommon for me to stop and analyze one of those relationship advice articles. Thankfully, I’m not looking for advice on my relationship – I’m perfectly happy and content to be married to my crazy cat lady wife.  Instead, I’m looking for an opportunity to antagonize and aggravate her.  I often bully her into playing The Status Of Our Relationship is…

Dave Pasquel

About Dave Pasquel

After living under a rock for nearly 25 years, Dave had his eyes opened wide to the world in 2010 after marrying his crazy cat lady wife. Intrigued by controversy, culture, lifestyle, current events and history, Dave has traveled to 41 states and a handful of foreign countries. Defined as ‘metro’ by his three kids, you will often find him cleaning the house instead of working out in the yard. In his spare time, Dave likes to write sappy love songs but will be the first to admit that he can’t carry a tune.