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Holding Hands

We were walking in the crowded market when you offered to hold my hand. You were forced to walk in front of me, and you placed your hand on your back and flashed your palm at me. I could have … Continue reading

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Still Single

I slowly walk back toward your seat and wrap my arms around your neck, letting my hands glide across your chest and arms. I hug you and let my head fall into the fluff that is your hair. I sniff … Continue reading

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Loving Communication

Communication is a very important and often overlooked skill. Not many people have it. I’ve been dealing with a lot lately: my dad’s bipolar, losing my home, family stress. Sometimes I just want someone to lean on. Unfortunately, the person … Continue reading

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Patience

When I step in your house your parents stand from the dinner table to hug me. We cook lunch together and I wash the dishes in the sink. Moments like these make me feel like I’m already married into your … Continue reading

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Friends, Lovers, or Both?

When you meet someone for the first time, you often judge them and place them into a category: dateable or undateable. Either you are attracted to them or not, it’s really that simple. But is it? Do we sometimes judge … Continue reading

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Taboo Topics

We stare at each other. The conversation has screeched to a halt. Somewhere between the question, “How is your dad doing?” and me recounting the endless antics of his bipolar, we both got very uncomfortable. I think society has conditioned … Continue reading

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Honesty

“We should come up with a code word… like a time-out of sorts.” After being upset for a couple days, I laid all of my feelings on the table. I explained to my boyfriend why I was being snappy. And … Continue reading

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