Tag: breakups

Did I Waste My Time?

The first thing I said to my Tinder date, L, was “You’re probably wondering why I called you here today.” I shouted as I tried to elevate them above the dull roar of the Dodgers faithful at the Verdugo Bar,...

/ March 14, 2019
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When Relationships Fail

I’ve been dating for 34 years. No, scratch that, about 14, but it feels like 34 years. And I’ve learned a lot from it. And here’s what I’ve learned: That I’ve actually learned nothing at all. That’s right. I just...

/ October 20, 2016
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A Little Q and A

Breakups happen at the intersection of choice and consequence Six days ago, at an intersection, we walked different directions. You went your way, and I went mine. I can't commit to you the way you want me to, and I...

/ June 12, 2016

101 Things I Learned About Online Dating: Learning to Let Go

I wrote this back in December 2015. I never bothered to publish it until today. When we find a good thing we want it; when we meet someone with whom we have chemistry, we want to explore it further. Ultimately,...

/ June 10, 2016

Two Sugars Please!

There’s just something about the coffee shop; the warmth… aroma… light-hearted banter… add to that, a mocha latté with two sugars – you simply can’t go wrong! Or can you? Well… at least I thought so… until this afternoon… I...

/ October 27, 2015

How to Wake Up Through Your Breakup

I used to be addicted to the love drug. My thoughts about relationships weren’t so much about how I could grow and contribute, but more about the comfort and security I could gain. After my last breakup I had a...

/ September 11, 2015
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Moving On From “Forever”

When George Clooney met Amal Alamuddin, a big bang must have happened. This was the woman that he must’ve been waiting for amidst the string of beautiful women that he never seemed to ever truly commit to. Amal was probably...

/ February 11, 2015
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How Do You Know When You’re in Love?

How do you know when you’re in love? I always thought it was a matter of “when,” like it could be so easily defined by a year or two years or at least three for what you feel to be...

/ December 17, 2014