Category : Love

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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Have some standards, man

  I stood looking at DH. He had not shaved in several days. His hair was sticking out at all angles. He had been wearing the same clothes for three days, like he’d just returned from backpacking. He was a…

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Best accessory: cleavage on a date

  It had been a long time since we went on a date. Even going out for beer and appetizers was a welcome outing, and I was dressed for the occasion. Sitting across the table from DH, I shook my…

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Letter to myself eight years ago

  To Myself Eight Years Ago, I just saw a picture of you and I thought dang, girl, you are pretty hot. I know that that is a foreign idea to you right now and it’s embarrasses you to hear…

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