I’m bringing [Jordan] back…

Sometimes I wonder: Will anyone ever understand me the way my ex did?  OK, I can already pinpoint this thought as a distorted cognition caused by the cognitive dissonance I feel as a survivor of abuse, but bear with me on my disillusioned trip to La La Land. Fact: I was only 16 when I … Continue reading

I’m not ready for a new last name…

I ain’t ready for a new last name I don’t wanna be nobody’s ball and chain A reason for a Friday night poker game I don’t wanna be another desperate housewife Doing dirty laundry on a Saturday night I don’t wanna be somebody’s : “Baby, bring me another Bud light” Whatever!

Single in the City: 5 Signs He’s a Commitment Phobe

Since being freed from my past, I’ve been single in the city.  While the old adage goes that “all is fair in love and war,” new trends have occurred in the dating pool that makes me wonder how fair men truly are these days.  Any woman that has dated has encountered the dreaded commitment phobe.  … Continue reading

Single, Party of One: Life after the Death of a Relationship

Here it comes.  Wait for it.  The blow we have all felt at one time or another in life… the “it’s not you, it’s me,” or “I just need my space right now,” or perhaps the “We are madly in love, she’s getting a divorce to be with me…” Wait, maybe that was just my … Continue reading