Dating Authentically

I’m just wrapping up one of the best days that I’ve had in quite sometime. A large part due to the five delightful hours that I spent with my lady friend, Rachel. God, she’s great. I’ll try not to gush about her too much, though. We spent the whole afternoon just talking and wandering around….

Empathy

Having a deep sense of empathy can be both a blessing and a curse. A brain that is always thinking: “How does this affect someone else?” “Who was in that car accident? I hope they’re okay.” “Is my friend’s mountain of salt on the table going to push our server over the edge?” On one…

Fireworks

I used to go on a lot of Tinder dates. For me, they usually lacked any real passion or connection. They had a banality to them, a white noise hum like a fluorescent light. I didn’t want to date a fluorescent light. Call me old fashioned but there’s a certain spontaneity and excitement in going…

Always Quitting, Never Sitting

If you’re anything like me, you have the desire to quit things, like ALL THE TIME. I quit on relationships, jobs, workout plans. I have¬†twelve books on my book shelf at home that I tell people I’m “reading”. I’m not going to finish them. When the going gets tough – hell, even boring – I’m…