August 2013

Sure, Marriage Sucks; But Does it Have To?
My neighbor Ryan proposed to his girlfriend this week. She said yes. I live directly across the street. So I’m…
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Confessions from my Past: The Dump Kid
When I was in eighth grade, I gave a kid a horrible nickname that people still remember today. I called…
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Online Dating: To Fish, or Not to Fish?
My three-month online dating subscription will auto-renew on August 14 if I don’t cancel it first. That’s my wedding anniversary.…
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Too Many Spiders
My five-year-old son has developed what I’d describe as an irrational fear of spiders. He saw one in a bathroom…
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Follow the Yellow Brick Road
The words were piercing. “I want to die—I can’t do this,” wrote the broken 26-year-old. The one with the cheating…
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Bad Luck with a Side of Perspective
I played poker for the first time since my wife left. Just a few hours ago. My hopes were high…
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Confessions from my Past: A Playground Story
When I was in first grade, I embarrassed a kid who didn’t deserve it because I was trying to impress…
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