Preamble: this is a dating advice series from a formerly long-suffering comrade in the struggle. I’m out of the game for life but I’m offering up some hard-earned wisdom for those still grappling. (See bottom of this post for the legend, mission statement, and credentials.) The following are self-portraits that capture my visage from the first […]Read More Dr. Nolove or: How I Learned to Stop Looking for Love or Anything Like It: Part 21: Self Portraits
I don’t want to be who I am anymore. Is that possible? Addicts who are surviving say relapse is always lurking and can never be fully extinguished. The dark fire is always there. Tonight I made a terrible mistake. I’ve made so many mistakes lately. I’ve made so many mistakes forever. Are they really mistakes […]Read More As An Addict I Find
“I’m A Loser Baby So Why Don’t You Kill Me?” – Beck “Even the losers get lucky sometimes.” – Tom Petty “I’m a creep.” -Radiohead “Guilty.” -Me I’ve been thinking about writing this post for several months. I don’t think I was avoiding it on a conscious level. Every time I thought of Beck’s line […]Read More Beck. Petty. Radiohead. Me.
I’m a negative, cynical prick. It’s just how I see the world. It’s not how I am in the world. Yeah, I don’t smile much. Maybe I’m angry. Maybe I’m free…from your bullshit societal facial expression guidelines. Your paradigms based on the tyranny of the majority don’t mean shit to me. I’m not going to […]Read More Book Covers And Me: Don’t Judge Us
I’m not here to provide an answer to that question. I’m at a loss. I don’t want to lose the former because of this unholy juxtaposition. But I have come to a point now where I am literally physically and viscerally repulsed by the very presence of the latter. I used to pretend. I used […]Read More What Do You Do When Someone You Love Defends Someone You Loathe?