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Some Thoughts About Marriage Equality

We are approaching the third anniversary of the Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court Ruling in favor of marriage equality. The court held that the 14th Amendment to the Constitution requires a State to license a marriage between two people of … Continue reading

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Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

I need to start today’s post with the caveat that we cannot change the past, so I don’t intend to encourage over-thinking nor self-pity.  Nor do I intend to present yet another self-help article, there are plenty of those already. … Continue reading

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Purposely Alone

Today is St. Valentine’s Day. This weird holiday is awkward in at least a few respects.  It’s particularly unnerving for people who are not married or engaged. This frequently misunderstood holiday honors a Roman Catholic martyr whose demise was quite … 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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Outside Marriage Looking In

Love is not a social contract. Love does not conform to social rules.  Love does not restrict itself to religious interpretations.  Love is personal.  Love is a state of being. Love manifests itself in many mysterious forms. One of the … Continue reading

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