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All I Ask

By on May 5, 2017
All I Ask

Trigger warning: This is one of my most personal posts ever.

This is one of Adele’s many heart-breakingly beautiful songs. I can’t listen to this without feeling its emotional pull, never mind that I never was in the song’s exact circumstance.

But I almost was. Though my guy and I have been together now for more than a decade now, there was a time before when I honestly thought everything was over between us. Had we not gotten back together, I would have been literally singing this song with matching tears and snot. It would have hurt that bad. Why? Allow me to tell you one of the most painful parts of our story…

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I Won’t Give Up

By on November 16, 2015


I will be the first to admit that I am not the perfect girlfriend or partner. I have too much emotional excess baggage, am prone to bouts of depression and neurotic episodes and made some pretty fantastically bad decisions in my life. And in one of those episodes earlier, I all but threw every good thing he’s done to me to his face. Not one of my proudest moments, but it did result in a good thing.

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By on March 17, 2015

We’re weird. We live radically different lives and we live on opposite parts of the world. Most of the time we really have nothing to talk about; I don’t watch his favorite show, and he hates running. I have my bouts of crazy fits; he’s steady as a rock himself.  Sometimes I really wonder how we endure. But we do. Oh, you can bet, we always do. And I guess that’s the wonder of love, keeping us together when the world itself is trying to keep us apart. splat siggy

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