Writing

Kissing Frogs and Red Flags

The Art of Missing the Warning Signs Medium Link Photo by Esteban Lopez on Unsplash “Loving a person doesn’t make them who you desire; it makes you vulnerable to their reality.”― Abby Fabiaschi Trigger warning: Physical violation and assault discussed I was sitting there trembling, breathing deeply, my sense of self gone. This followed an emotionally exhausting conversation, that… Continue reading Kissing Frogs and Red Flags

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See Me, Hold Me, Love Me

The Politics of Receiving Love Medium Link Photo by Shahzin Shajid on Unsplash “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is… just to love and be loved in return” — Nat King Cole We stood embracing each other, this beautiful lithe woman I adored in my arms, partially enclosed in the trench coat she was wearing. Beneath she wore only sheer… Continue reading See Me, Hold Me, Love Me

Writing

Love Architecture

Applying the Lessons of Polyamory, Relationship Anarchy and True Friendship to Every Relationship Medium Link Photo by Crew on Unsplash “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” — George Sand I stood behind her with my arms wrapped around her waist, holding her close to me. Her hands rested on mine and the scent… Continue reading Love Architecture