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There will inevitably be some heartache and disappointment in life. People try their best to sell us on the benefits of a product; someone misrepresents their personal qualities; we fail ourselves in a personal endevour. Feeling some level of emotional … Continue reading

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On Romance

“I’m startled when you whisper, I’ll run if you should sighI must be so careful, or I’ll kiss my heart goodbyeYou shouldn’t let me dream ’cause I’m too romanticDon’t make me fall unless it could all come true”— James Monaco … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day And Me–It’s Complicated

Sometimes I tick the boxes on those Internet quizzes about life. Whenever the question about marital status comes up, I usually click on the option, “It’s Complicated”. I do this for a couple of reasons. First, I realize that most … Continue reading

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Being Someone Else

Growing up as the awkward gay kid in a small town in 1960s Nebraska, the unverbalized message from family and peers was, “Don’t be yourself, don’t be proud of who you are.” Kids are especially conscious of what other people’s … Continue reading

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It’s Desperation Day

Face it, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. You might be one of many thousands of people who don’t have a date or a mate for the special day.  Some people panic at this realization.   What happened? Did they procrastinate?  Are they socially awkward?  … Continue reading

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Meet A Mate Week

I’ll state the obvious, right away.  The dating scene is a confusing, frustrating, often disappointing place. Sometimes, though, it works very well. These truisms are multiplied for singles over 60, and multiplied again if you’re an over 60 LGBT, and … Continue reading

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