Category Archive: Reader Stories

What Else Happens in a Breakup


Shared by Nina Rubin ” I received a ton of feedback about my last post and now realize that so many of us have unspoken, unfinished, or incomplete feelings about our current and previous relationships. So… Continue reading

Dealing with conflict


Shared by our Featured Writer, zombiedrew2 ” Conflict. The very term can trigger somewhat of an anxiety response. So what exactly is it? When I look up a definition of conflict I see terms… Continue reading

Promises to You


Shared by Abrightstarlight ” I will love you with every fiber of my being. I will endure for you, when you feel depleted I will not abandon you. I promise that when I… Continue reading

What Happens in a Breakup


Shared by Nina Rubin ” In the last few weeks, I’ve heard about three devastating breakups (almost all breakups are devastating). The first one was between a man and a woman and he’s 26 years her senior.… Continue reading

Putting In Effort


Shared by our Featured Writer, zombiedrew2 ” One of the myths I frequently see about relationships is that they shouldn’t require effort. There’s a line of thinking out there that if the relationship is… Continue reading

The Red Flags are Flying but we don’t See Them


Shared by Nina Rubin ” “The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.” — Maya Angelou The red flags.  You know, the markers that blink, flash and sound like fire alarms that… Continue reading

Finding Passion- Part 2


Shared by our Featured Writer, zombiedrew2 ” In the first part(s) of this series I talked about how relationships go through stages, and over time passion can be lost as the emotional connection between… Continue reading

To say or not to say?


Shared by fullheartfullsmile ” Mr L and I go to college together, but we aren’t in classes together, which means I see him around everyday but also get my own space to do… Continue reading

How I Keep Losing You When I Almost Had You


Shared by noraroars ” Somewhere in distant universes, lifetimes or time zones I hope I get to love you with all of me. Hear all the ways time keeps slipping and I miss the… Continue reading

Finding Passion- Part 1 1/2


Shared by our Featured Writer, zombiedrew2 ” In part 1 I discussed the loss of passion in relationships, and how I believe it is the leading contributor to affairs, divorce, and unhappy relationships (or at least… Continue reading

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