Category : Love

The real reason I sleep on my right side

  Sleeping with another person is complicated. If you’ve slept with another person for over a week, you understand. I’m not going to go into the tossing and turning, sleep talking, snoring, restless legs, Charley horses, farts, and then getting…

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You’re not alone in this thing, he said

  I was worried and I couldn’t shut my brain off. It scared me shitless and I wasn’t sure why. I was an adult with life experience. What was the problem? DH and I were talking about moving. Granted, we’ve…

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Our house needs more streaking

  One weekday morning, I was working from home at the kitchen table, absorbed in a training document. Suddenly, I heard a boom, boom, boom in the hallway. I knew DH was in the bedroom but what was that odd…

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Why it’s okay if he doesn’t listen

  I really am okay when DH isn’t listening to me. Let me explain. I do love when DH listens to me intently, asks questions, comments thoughtfully. That attention makes me feel loved and supported. He knows I like to…

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The head turner with the silver hair

  On a whim, I posted this on social media: “For the past few years, I have told my hairdressers to let the grey show. We call the silver strands ‘platinum highlights.’ Dyeing them away is a losing battle, after…

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When did the passion ebb away?

  Part 1: I hug him, my lips on his soft cheek. I kiss him and leave my lips there, breathing in his warmth, my body remembering years of this same embrace. “I know we’re not in the same place…

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