To My Mother (A Letter I’ll Never Send)

Mom, You told me “I think you lean on that label as a crutch. I don’t ever recall you being an introvert as a child.” So you think I use it as a crutch? That’s fine. That’s fair. I do … Continue reading

A Thought on Death

I think a lot of humans fight death even though they know where they are going or know that to die is inevitable. Continue reading

Raised to be the Husband

The look on his face told me that something was seriously not right, which is how even a minor crisis seems to be for him. “What’s up baby?” “My car won’t start.”

Another Christmas Eve

It doesn’t matter how many firsts we will be experiencing this year as husband and wife, Christmas really isn’t feeling very special this year. Then again, it really hasn’t felt very special since I was 13, and I began realizing … Continue reading

I Suck at Friendship

I saw that she had tried to call me, about 15 min after we were supposed to speak. I had planned and reschedule on her already for our phone call, but once again, my brain failed me. Continue reading

People Suck

Why can’t people just be happy for her? It was her third marriage. People kept reminding her and anyone else who would listen to their mouth flap.