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I Dad, Therefore I Am

Finding Solace in Parenthood Medium Link Photo by Jelleke Vanooteghem on Unsplash “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” — Frederick Douglass I looked down into those little blue eyes, and tears streamed down my face. She was but 8 lbs — so delicate, so defenseless. She couldn’t possibly see me yet, but… Continue reading I Dad, Therefore I Am

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The Tao of Loneliness

Misadventures In Being Authentic in Dating Medium Link Photo by Noah Silliman on Unsplash “Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best you can do is know yourself; know what you want.” — Janet Fitch She fumbled for my hands as she danced with me. I could see she was drunk and completely… Continue reading The Tao of Loneliness

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Jealousy and Insecurity, Compersion and Confidence

How Not To Feed the Green-Eyed Monster and Tell Your Brain to Shut Up Medium Link Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash “Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy — in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly… Continue reading Jealousy and Insecurity, Compersion and Confidence