Mates

Why I’m Letting My Best Friend Haunt Me

“The symptoms of anxiety and the symptoms of a haunting are so similar.”

How to Look at an Argument: Goodbye

“I told you all these lies because I was afraid you would leave me.”

Dec 12, 2017
What the World Gets Wrong About My Quadriplegic Husband and Me

They imagine I’m his “caretaker,” a loaded word, veritably stuffed with presumption.

Dec 06, 2017
How to Look at an Argument: “I Love You, Anthony.”

Once upon a time, in a land much larger than this one . . .

Nov 28, 2017
How to Look at an Argument: Le Sigh

“How can I trust you if I don’t understand you?”

Nov 13, 2017
How to Look at an Argument: Regret

“What have I done to you?”

Oct 25, 2017
How to Look at an Argument: The Deal-Breaker

“It can’t work if I’m the only one willing to DEAL with things.”

Oct 10, 2017
Fortunate Friends: A Leap Across the Wealth Gap and Into a New Home

A friend as your mortgage holder? It seemed like one of those things you should never, ever do.

Sep 25, 2017
How to Look at an Argument: The Metaphor

“What is this thing that stands between us?”

Sep 25, 2017
Pals: The Married Man and Me

“Our friendship was so beautifully effortless because it was devoid of expectation.”

May 30, 2017
Becoming the Ghost

“If I saw her on campus, I altered my route and walked in a different direction.”

Sep 16, 2016
A Dear Friend

“My slow journey back to him is what defines this kind of quiet love.”

Jun 15, 2016
A More Perfect Love

“Isn’t there love that exists beyond ‘friendship’ and outside of ‘lover’?”