Love and Power

I remember the first time I read it, it made so much sense to me. I thought I fully comprehended it. But when have I ever not thought that? It seemed like a simple concept.  If I was requiring someone else to give me the love I was lacking, then I didn’t know the true…

Error: Out of Service

Restless, Irritable, and Discontent “This better be a fuckin’ emergency,” I said, glaring at my phone as it vibrated for the second time.  I hate that.  I hate when I get called twice in a row.  There’s a reason I didn’t answer the first time, so why would you call again?  I don’t accidentally miss…

How Tinder Taught Me Authenticity

Be Yourself.  You have to live with you forever. “Huh?” I mumbled to my 32-year-old, red headed Tinder date, making some half-assed effort at attempting a delay in response while reassuring her I was listening. I had displayed unbreakable eye contact to falsely signify my commitment to unwavering attentiveness. Attention? Yes, she had captivated my…