Call me babe

It is quite possibly the simplest and least inventive pet name to use, one that doesn’t take much thought, or need to have a story behind it, and probably the most common nickname in existence. It’s really pretty generic, milk toast compared to the others, if we’re being completely honest. But it makes me weakContinue reading “Call me babe”

That was then, this is now

So, when was the last time you were actually dating? Like really dating, just going out with different people to see if you click, looking for “the one” to build a life with for oh maybe the next fifty years? I don’t know about you, but I was 25. I’m not a “math person” butContinue reading “That was then, this is now”

The door has opened

It’s been a little more than three months now from our first date. It seems like eons ago right now, with the changing seasons and the pandemic slowing everything to a crawl. Time moves almost imperceptibly some days, to the point that you can forget what day or month it is if you don’t payContinue reading “The door has opened”

Can I change my answer?

Beginning the online dating journey, only a few months ago, one of the first of many questions I had to answer was “what are you looking for?” Hmmm… That’s tough to put into words at this point. Not sure if this is in the drop down menu: I want to date. Just that. Go outContinue reading “Can I change my answer?”

What are the rules again?

What’s the best way to tell someone you’ve gone out on a date with that you’re not interested in seeing them again? And when is it acceptable to deliver this message, after the first date or the second? What about after the third date? What if you’ve slept with them by the third date, canContinue reading “What are the rules again?”

Random texter

I was home alone, with mixed feelings about being home alone, trying to stay busy while also trying to enjoy the quiet of an empty house. A delicate balance. It was too quiet though… It was my ex’s birthday, and my kids were with him to celebrate as expected, most likely in some elaborate wayContinue reading “Random texter”

.com my lovelife

I’ve been divorced for almost four years now, after a twenty year plus marriage, and have not had a relationship since. Nothing past a date or two. Crazy as that sounds to most divorced people my age. I had tried the online dating thing, for about a hot minute, right after my divorce was finalContinue reading “.com my lovelife”

Beetlejuice…

It seems to be what happened that day, there really is no other explanation. He had been nearly gone from mind and soul, our lives were a bit more buoyant and relaxed, only punctuated by a random text every 4-6 weeks to the boys…to check if they still had a pulse, if they still rememberedContinue reading “Beetlejuice…”