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3 Things We Think About that Sabotage Our Gay Relationships

3 Things We Think About that Sabotage Our Gay Relationships

Jul 31, 2015

The most dangerous thing about looking for and falling in love is dwelling in your head for too long. I admit I love being in love. I love thinking about it. I love the Disney movies that celebrate it with those saccharine sweet story lines and the runaway pop hits. (No, I will not Let It Go!) I am a romantic at heart, and I admit to being very adept in using...

Even Big Boys Cry Sometimes

Even Big Boys Cry Sometimes

Jul 30, 2015

I spoke gratitude about your departure, only to find pain and lingering regret. The boxes are piled and strewn about like the bewildering feelings of loss that suddenly appeared. Healing begins here in the same halls where we struggled and dreamt and hoped. Yes, it is for good. But, damnit, tears again? I swore I was over it. But here the deluge returns....

This One’s for Arthur

This One’s for Arthur

Feb 7, 2014

He’s got the most beautiful eyes, but you should see his soul. I once got a fortune cookie that said, “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.” I am pretty certain these butterflies, the ridiculous back and forth between his photos and my work, the conversations we’ve had, and the awe I sense in this moment is the real deal. If he’ll let me, I’ll...