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Rachel Lesch7 hours ago
Retribution: Chapter 32
A summer-like heat wave hit Paris at the beginning of May: a week of dry, heavy, and sultry days. At the height of this hot spell, Charles and Adèle opened up their swimming pool. With a pitcher of be...
Devin Stonea day ago
A Heart's Tale
I’ve been having trouble lately, trying to come up with something deep, something…personal to talk about with you until recently. What felt like years ago, I met the craziest girl I’d ever meet in my ...
Sandra Bakera day ago
9 and 1 Ways to Make the Best Impression on His Parents
As a rule of thumb, it’s important that you’ve been together at least six months and that you’re both comfortable talking about each other’s parents. If he seems hesitant about the idea, or you’re unn...
Ryan C. Hicksa day ago
One Love.
I have been known in my day to make some humorous, yet insensitive, remarks via social media. Especially those pertaining to women of low moral character and/or those who ease through life without bei...
Emma James3 days ago
My Red Thread
There’s been a common story about the red thread of fate that binds people together. An ancient Chinese belief is that an invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet or be together re...
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Louise Jay3 days ago
My Relationship With a Psychopath
Dating a psychopath is a very difficult experience to explain. When our relationship began, it felt like he had swept me off my feet. I was so happy to be with him. He wanted to know everything about ...
How Being Successful Can Impact Your Love Life
As a relationship writer, I discuss how many things can affect your love life — your age, your waistline, your personality, and even your clothing style are all things I've touched upon in the past. M...
Rachel Lesch5 days ago
Retribution: Chapter 31
Gabriel checked over the time table at St. Lazare station; his train would not be boarding for another two hours. He could go and call upon his sister in the meantime, but the walk was too far. The ti...
Rachel Lesch5 days ago
Retribution: Chapter 30
The first few days of April gave a balmy taste of the summer to come. Marianne opened her bay window to let in some of the cooler evening air. She sat down in the window seat and stroked Johnny’s back...
I See You...
I see you. I've been watching you. The woman at the fun group gathering with her man. You sit by his side under the night sky gears grinding in wonder. Smiling and laughing along with the crowd. Plann...
Rachel Lesch7 days ago
Retribution: Chapter 29
Easter Sunday, 1934, fell up the first of April, which also happened to be a feast day known as April Fish. Mimi’s mail was filled with the usual Easter themed greeting cards depicting crosses, chicke...
Museum of Toxic Masculinity
This weekend, I decided to adventure a little bit. What's the point in living in the greatest city (NYC) in the world if all I ever do is work. So I walked through Central Park, had my music on and en...
Rachel Lesch9 days ago
Retribution: Chapter 28
To a child who is afraid of the dark, a familiar place can be filled with hidden terrors when night falls and the lights are turned off. The child tosses and turns and hides under the covers. When the...
Oh the Humanity!
For many of you, this post may not make sense unless you read my Uncle Johnny post. If you aren’t interested in reading the full story let me give you a brief recap: A few weeks ago I was incredibly b...
Tiny Bella11 days ago
10 Subtle Signs of a Cheater (Or a Guy Who Has Lost Interest)
Life falls into a new ruin, a crunching, sinking feeling when you've discovered that the one you've trusted failed to value you. When honesty is no more in a relationship, love can be defeated. I have...
Sam McLeod11 days ago
You See Her When You Close Your Eyes
When you’re in love with someone and you let them go and you haven’t told them how you really feel about them, there will always be that tiny part of yourself that whispers, what was it that you wanted, why didn’t you fight for her or him? Words not yet said, probably never to be said. Those warm glows that you feel and have felt, those sparks of emotion that ignite every fibre of your being will likely never fade. Most of us won’t think about that person every day however, life has a horrible h...
Single Life of an Introvert: 365 Days of Bullshit
So I've been a little depressed lately. I don't know, maybe it's because of my hair or because I am completely confused about life. I mean I'm 25 years old, I still live with my parents, I have no car...
Katelynd Vermeer15 days ago
Long Distance: It Works If You Work for It
Long distance relationships. When people hear those few words they run in the other direction. Like really, what is the appeal to a relationship that is literally seeing each other once every couple w...