Before electricity, large cities such as London and New York City had lamp lighters. Men who would walk the boulevards and light the gas lamps along the main streets and upper class neighborhoods (Reference the recent movie Mary Poppins Returns with Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack, the lamp lighter?) I've been fascinated by the metaphorical idea… Continue reading Be a Lamp Lighter for Each Other
Word’s don’t come yet.
They cannot convey the miracle I have waited so long for.
This holy thing happening within me,
I never knew I would have to put this on my dating profile. Swipe left if you aren't over your last relationship because I only want to meet men who are ready for a real relationship! Who in their bloody mind thinks that dating after being with someone for awhile is a good idea? Your… Continue reading Don’t date me if you aren’t available
Dealing with loneliness while finding you are not alone.
Gabriel García Márquez’s novel Love in the Time of Cholera seems the perfect lead for my thoughts of love and romance during this bizarre time of the world’s pandemic-the Coronavirus. A bit of backdrop regarding the novel: In the late 1800s, in a Caribbean port city, a young telegraph operator named Florentino Ariza falls deliriously in love… Continue reading Love in the Time of Cholera [COVID19]
Romantic reciprocity is the belief and action of each person in a relationship caring about one another, their well being. Each person is invested and engaged. They initiate communication and caring consistently and equally. Have you been in a romantic relationship where you feel either you are working too hard and the other person isn't?… Continue reading Romantic Reciprocity
Thoughts for every girl: Don’t try so hard to like him, to please him. Try harder to like you, to please you. Don’t try so hard to present yourself. The world is full of people seeking approval. You don’t have to. Just stop and observe. You will learn more about a person’s true character if… Continue reading Don’t Try So Hard
Rainer Maria Wilke: Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other against the sky. I'm not sure more can be said… Continue reading Distance and Differences- a Way to Intimacy
How can I be sitting somewhere and listen to a theme song from a movie and just feel the sadness oozing out of it? Is it because I have seen the movie? Is it because I attach the situation immediately to the movie, or is it merely the way a composer has arranged those notes… Continue reading XOXO Sad Love Songs
We all dream of finding the 'one' who we can share our deepest feelings with; connect on a emotional, spiritual, and physical level; and thrive in each other's company. But how intimate can we really be? How deep can two people really go with each other? Intimacy is the theme of humanity. We all thrive… Continue reading How Intimate Can You Be?