My mom’s boyfriend

My mom and I go on dates maybe once a month and we’ve been doing this since my real parents divorced. I’m always the stand in when she doesn’t have a significant other to cling on to. At some point after she and my stepdad divorced, she started dating. Since I’ve been in the dating scene for quite some time now, she turns to me … Continue reading My mom’s boyfriend

Closure

Dear ____________, You were the love of my life. I don’t think I can ever love someone again the way that I loved you. Everything about our relationship was everything I had ever imagined I would have in a relationship. You took care of me. You truly cared for me, I think, but you really did take care of me. The things you did for … Continue reading Closure

sometimes I just need a break

I love living alone. I love my freedom, my space, my independence but sometimes I wish I lived with someone. Not necessarily a significant other, maybe just a roommate or something like that to help with the day to day responsibilities? Or what if they have something like hire a caregiver on the spot just for a day or two or as long as needed? … Continue reading sometimes I just need a break

Singled Out

Everyone I know is either married with kids or has a significant other. I’m the only one who is actually “single.” When I’m in a group setting, the conversation revolves around their family life and there is nothing I can relate to because I really can’t relate to anything they talk about. As far as kids go, my kids are my two cats and my … Continue reading Singled Out

are you okay?

Are you okay? I get asked that question a lot, throughout the day, everyday. It really gets exhausting having to always answer “yes, I’m okay.” I get that there are those people who are positive or happy people all the time but I’m not one of them. I’m not saying I’m a sad person, I just don’t show that much emotion throughout the day and … Continue reading are you okay?