“For her part [she] needs to begin to curb her angry outbursts – – not because they are unjustified, but because they will not give her what she is really seeking. Anger may make her feel more powerful, temporarily. However, psychologist Steven Stosny observes that that “if loss of power was the problem in intimateContinue reading “What she is seeking”
“Speak the words you have swallowed. We have – – years of silence to fill. Let us crowd this night with all we have not said, let us cover every last second with our secrets. Whisper them soft and sure against my skin. Tell me goodbye, and tell me why. Dust me for your fingerprintsContinue reading “Give her that”
I will not love you less. I won’t meet you for that coffee. I will not sit in glaring light and hardened air, the hover of history between us. I will not settle down across from you, nerves tapping tabletops, our eyes never holding. Pretending I don’t want to pull you close or feel your hand againstContinue reading “I will not love you less”
Hey, it’s me … If ever you are reading this – I’m sorry I said you had a thick neck. Everything else was (mostly) true. And the answer really was yes.
What if you had the chance to make things right. To fix the way we left it. Would you take it? What would it take? (Turns out the answer was both surprising – and already known)
I want to pick up the phone and say hey it’s me. I want to listen to you roll every syllable together in that funny, rushed way I loved. To hear the safety of your voice down the line and not think about anything at all. To spin a story about my day where you’reContinue reading “I miss you”