• The Stuff of Fairytales

    You know what’s weird? The concept of soulmates. Did you know it originated from a tale told by Aristophanes about two-headed hermaphroditic giants? I didn’t either. You can thank Psychology Today for that fun fact. The idea that there is a person out in the world somewhere who is our exact match, our perfect complement,

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  • Arrival

    We’re all chasing something. There’s always a goal, just barely out of sight, in that mysterious place the sun disappears into at the end of the day. This elusive idea that if we do this thing, land this job, accomplish this task, meet these qualifications, we will have arrived…somewhere. My somewhere is a vaguely-defined place,

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  • Seasonally Appropriate

    I wrote the following musings after an unprecedented number of conversations with friends about love in a single week, and in an effort to change up my post style + get this week’s post scheduled on time + give some sort of nod to the single day that, for whatever reason, characterizes the entire month

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  • In Defense of Friendship

    Before you read this post, I’m going to need you to do a couple things. First, if you haven’t already, read this article.** Second, find a library database or run a search on Amazon/iTunes for “the four loves” and just note all of the erotica hits you get. Now you may proceed. “Just friends,” “something

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