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On Recreational Flirting and Other People's LDRs

@Lu2 I was going to say--besides sadness, it sounds like LW2 needs to let herself feel a little anger as well. If he was flirting with her for an entire summer before this encounter when he finally came out, that is pretty shitty.

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 4:40 pm 3

On 500 Days Alone In: The World

@christonacracker Pretty shocked that "How are you paying for this?" was not part of the interview.

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 1:21 pm 8

On Sex Phases, Red Flags, and "I Just Don't Think You'd Be a Good Parent"

#2 -- Are you "OVERthinking it?" I think you're underthinking it, lady.

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 3:47 pm 5

On That Baby Wants to Break You Up

@yrouttasight uh huh

Posted on January 23, 2013 at 9:30 am 1

On Rejection, Bigotry, and Vanilla With Sprinkles

@charmcity I went to Catholic high school in a large, coastal city, and we had two gay male teachers and one lesbian teacher at our all-girls school while I was there. One of them was very popular with students, the other two were not particularly popular, but their popularity did not seem related to their sexual orientation. I would say their orientation was an "open secret," in that it was gossiped about, but we didn't discuss it with them. (This was in the mid '90s). I don't know if our school's administration was just more tolerant than the average Catholic school's. They were quite a few lesbian and bisexual students at our school who were out of the closet. I feel like LW2 could find a place for herself at a Catholic school, just as she has done within the religion itself. Why she wants to continue along in a religion that openly rejects gay people is my question...

Posted on October 5, 2012 at 3:43 pm 0

On Objectivism at Night

@Maryaed I'm entranced by Johnny Carson conducting a whole half-hour interview like he was Charlie Rose. This is a really neat clip.

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 1:33 pm 0

On Talking With My Exes' Exes

Sax..amanda?

Posted on July 26, 2012 at 4:47 pm 2

On The League of Ordinary Ladies: Short Dates

@Esther C. Werdiger I thought it said a pint of Beef Jerky! I had to go back up and re-read it. Pint of beef jerky would have been... much weirder.

Posted on May 23, 2012 at 10:00 am 2

On The Mystery of the Barkley Marathon

An inordinate amount of IT guys attempt this race. Woot! IT guys.

Posted on April 10, 2012 at 3:39 pm 4

On Which Fascinator is the Prettiest?

@Elvis Costello's Spectacles Good--more #3 for me!

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 1:53 pm 0