Positive and negative implications of the term “intense”.Continue reading
Three vignettes about distance and togetherness.
Thomas Parts with Jane
Jane likes Thomas better when he’s away. She’ll pout and tell him not to go, but once he’s gone, she breathes easier. There is pleasure in the solitude. Sometimes she drinks half a bottle of wine, and smokes cigarettes in their tiny studio apartment while listening to Björk. She might lip synch in front of the mirror, imagining she’s been abandoned by her lover, though she has not; she just enjoys the melodrama in her head.Continue reading
Rather than be smarter, faster or more creative, try being more reliable instead.
Four fears that compel us to have kids — and why I’ve chosen a different path.Continue reading
The ugly truth about people pleasing.
Mother, wife and career woman does disappearing act
Beauty: perhaps the most common imposter of love