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After “The last time”: Cookie crumbs and lies

When I originally wrote the three-part story that is now published here as The Last time and The First time, I had also written The Middle. But as I read what I wrote, I realized that it didn't do justice to the real dysfunction that went on. It reads more like sex gone wrong, than… Continue reading After “The last time”: Cookie crumbs and lies

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Love

The First time: Love and lust in a three part story

This story begins at the end with The Last time: Love and lust in a three part story. ____________________________________________________________________________ The Sliding Door tells the story of a woman—played by Gwyneth Paltrow—whose life goes two very different ways based on what transpires at one moment in time: Whether she caught or missed a commuter train.  Most of… Continue reading The First time: Love and lust in a three part story

Love

The last time: Love and lust in a three part story

This story, which I tell in three parts, took place in a span of about 10 years. As I began to feel compelled to share it a couple of years back, I did it anonymously because it was very difficult for me to share something so intimate with the world. But broken hearts come with… Continue reading The last time: Love and lust in a three part story