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The Middle: Secrets, disappointments & rhetorical questions

If this is your first read, you can go back and start with  The Last Time, continue with The First Time, and read a post-script in the After "The Last time." _____________________________________________________________________________________ I was at my Mom's early last week, and while she went in the kitchen, I stayed in the hallway and tried to take the… Continue reading The Middle: Secrets, disappointments & rhetorical questions

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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

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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