A devoted reader may wonder why I spend so little time dating when I know what I need to be in a healthy and happy relationship with me. It was that rule of not being employed while I was in a relationship. I learned the hard way that money will…


I have been a renter of residences on and off since I chose to move away for college. There have been variants of that choice that have impacted my behavior when signing a lease or in the past three years, a rental agreement. I have enjoyed cohabitating in some capacity…


The last time I slept in my booty call’s bed, I was alone. It was not the routine of our arrangement- satisfying an itch when they felt the urge to flirt with me. I did mind it. It was the bare minimum I could emotionally afford when ad after thoughtful…


$1200.

That is what comes to mind when I think about my last relationship. Is it the main thing I reflect on? No. It is what I recall as a waste of money and what being in a relationship stole from my financial situation while dating. Was the money worth…


One of the first things tsunami mentioned to me the first time we shared a table was the admission that I am ‘real’. While the comment was made in the form of a compliment, the choice of words bothered me in some capacity- how can I not be real? I…


If there is something that I need to accept for my future with my tsunami is that I will not be alone in bed with me and my laptop being practicing lonely tactics like listening to TV. It is not something that will come naturally or fills me with dread…


It is a forgone conclusion that I will be embarking into a new territory of a lifelong relationship with tsunami. Whilst I have entertained various aspects of what would make an unwanted complication in this new relationship, there is one thing that I can not reflect on without having the…


If there is one thing my life with tsunami will bring is time with other people’s children. It has been more than a decade since I have been around any child with a level of consistency where the child and parent had an idea of my babysitting skills and what…


In the past two years, I have moved fives times. Two were intended- a move to a rental after selling my house of nine years and to a new country for my PhD. COVID took me from the cheapest islands in the European Union to the residences of my father…


At the top of my awakening, a casual relationship with an acquaintance moved into a magical and mental requirement for me to continue my romantic quest. Entering my preparation space, this seemly causal relationship allowed us to reacquaint ourselves with each other through the shared joy of cooking and night…

Data Dumping

Taking adjectives out to ‘lunch’ to see what two cocktails does to their tongues.

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