Happy Thanksforgiving
Nov27

Happy Thanksforgiving

I woke up in yesterday’s clothes.  I pulled my phone from its charger – it’s midnight, creeping into morning.  I’m not surprised; I’ve been here before.  I notice the kitchen light was left on again.  Lazy.  I stare at the ceiling, kicking off my shoes; I take my socks off which makes my feet tingle from being on too long.  My chest is heavy and I’m breathing minimally.  I remind myself to take a deep breath.  It doesn’t help and I...

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You’ll Never Know
Sep20

You’ll Never Know

I’m standing in front of the urinal while that feeling of a good pee trickles through my body.  Another man enters the restroom.  He stands next to me but I can’t see his face.  It’s not the appropriate time to make eye contact.  Trust me.  My peripherals tell me he’s wearing a bluish shirt and my ears say he likes flip flops.  I hear his sigh of relief while I’m staring at the today’s Sports section, enclosed in glass, unconvinced...

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It’s Not You, It’s Me
Sep18

It’s Not You, It’s Me

As of September 21, 2013, my 32nd birthday, I will be giving myself the gift of good riddance and removing myself from Match.com.  This chapter of my dating experience ends prematurely, as my subscription doesn’t expire until October 31st, but I’ve been spooked enough already.  My mom told me, before this all began, that I’d need to kiss a few frogs to find her.  I like kissing; who doesn’t?  I think it comes down to me being afraid...

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Confidence That Bleeds
Sep04

Confidence That Bleeds

Aunt Flow.  Crimson Tide.  Red Sea.  The Rag.  TOM (time of the month) You can give it any name you want; there are plenty of them.  It’s inevitable.  It’s going to happen.  You might not want to think about it but it doesn’t make it go away.  You can prepare all you want but you’ll never know when or where this event will take place.  If you have a daughter, she is going to start menstruating one day; the inaugural event I’ve...

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I Got What I Asked For
Aug28

I Got What I Asked For

So I posted this on the Full-Time Daddy Facebook page the other day: Been trying to decide on what to write about next. Can you help me out? (These aren’t titles, just ideas) 1) My habit of falling back into patterns 2) How I deal with other people’s children 3) My experience with 30 days of online dating If you have a better idea, or maybe want a guy/dad perspective on something, send me a message. I’ll respond...

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