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In Defense Of Celibacy

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I am terrible with boundaries. I meet a woman, I like them, I begin to feel positive feelings and I become an open book — writing the most heartfelt love poetry, giving away my…

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Gaslight Much?

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I do believe there are times in our lives when the universe conspires to teach us something. Generally, we are faced with a challenge and we rise up to meet it and come away…

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Go Big In 2019

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I’ve been doing the blogging thing long enough to have definitely come across some pretty predictable patterns — so if you want to do well in this arena, listen up. I’ve got some very…

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Confessions Of A Failed F*ckboy

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The loss of my virginity as a 16-year old was proceeded by one of the most traumatic events in my teenage life. When I say traumatic, don’t get me wrong: it wasn’t traumatic the…

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Inside You

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Every ten minutes you’re pulling up stakes

You can hear the silly sound you can’t help but make

As you’re tossed to the side and your heart starts to break

The pain’s in the…

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When The World Changes Over Diner Coffee

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I always shudder a little inside whenever I hear the phrase, “Well, that’s like most men.”

I’ve always felt my mission on this planet was to distinguish myself from “most men.” Sometimes, the universe…

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The Perfectly Imperfect Parent

I grew up on suburban Long Island, so my childhood traumas were kept at a minimum. There was one day when I was fifteen years old, however, that will stay in my mind forever. I was working with my dad…