It’s spooky season and what’s spookier than vulnerability?Continue reading “Spooky Confessions: Dating Fears”
Yesterday, I deactivated my OkCupid account.
I also wrote up a big list of why I was right to do so. Continue reading “Dating App Update”
Where do I even start?
A fair number of big things happened in 2019.
I am, to put it mildly, pretty tired.
(Trigger warning: dating disasters)
My love life, for once, is going well.
I can’t say the same about my reading life.
This started out as a jokey blog post that turned really serious. (I wrote it during the December Sads.)
To avoid the dark, woe-is-me implications of something I’d INTENDED to be funny, I turned that post into a book tag.
1. Answer the questions.
2. Link back here.
3. Tag friends, family, and fellow bloggers.
4. Try not to cry.
5. Cry a lot. Continue reading “The Book Break-up Tag”
I upped my meds this week.
I’m amazed at how much better I feel.
I made it to Saturday Morning yoga for the first time in two months. I wrapped all my Christmas presents. I joined friends for karaoke, even though it was past my bedtime.
Additionally, a whole host of dark thoughts about singleness disappeared. I no longer spend nights crying in my bath tub.
One extra pill was enough to banish weeks’ worth of depression and despair regarding my relationship status.
Now, instead of clogging my brain at every moment, the thoughts sit waiting for an opportunity.
I don’t have to reach very far to find them. Continue reading “Alone at Christmas”
I’m freaking out about the Nick and Diane romance from Come From Away. Continue reading “Book Courtship Tag”
The following is based on real events.
I have books from childhood that I love and books that I constantly reread. This list consists of books that have impacted my actual life in big ways. Continue reading “Lauren’s Go-To Reads: Actual Influences”
2015 is ending and it’s been a year. Continue reading “New Year’s Reflections”