Living in the Moment

Grief can be a very lonely process… I picked up my cell phone which was wet from my tears. The touch screen had become unresponsive due to the moisture. I’d been on the phone with my mom for the greater part of the evening. She had become my stress release in the weeks prior to […]

Honoring My Woman

It’s not always easy to be the person I want to be. And sometimes it’s hard for you to understand what I’m feeling. At times, I can be the most charming, loving person to be around, but there are times when I’m distant, content with the isolation that surrounds. And it makes you reserved and sad. But there’s […]

A New Moon

If the paint covering our walls could talk they’d speak in orange tongues Of moons engulfing the sun blanketing bodies each time they multiplied to become one They would talk of the times we’d feed breakfast in bed And your loving nature Which encompassed all of it It would tell of slow dances, And sloppy sweet serenades It would tell of passionate […]

How Long Does It Take To Get Over An Affair?

Topic Request: From the perspective of the cheater, how long does it really take to get over an affair?   I’ve been reluctant to post new material about cheating and affairs. I worry people will think, “Is dude still going on about this shit?” I’ve received numerous e-mails with questions on the subject of infedility, and this one in particular stands out […]

The Sneaky Cheater’s Masquerade Ball

Johnny Jei Le You could hoist legs over shoulders curl toes and put smiles on her face at midnight stuck in prose while kisses slide across lips. And even then my words resonate as she longs for long gone moments. I could comb out my fro ’till it’s puffed, au natural. Like a dandelion before a soft […]

An Ode To My Love

I find myself thinking back to last night… and the highs and lows of everything that happened between us and I’m still left with… I adore you. I remember your bright brown eyes and how they conjured tears of joy at certain periods of bliss and content and how I hugged you until they floated away… off they went. Yet you, […]

A Cheater’s Guide To What’s In A Name

Woman cheats on girlfriend. Woman gets caught. She survives a couple months of hell and after a year, maybe, she’ll eventually overcome. If she holds on and proves she’s truly sorry then the incident goes to show that the wake up call was alarming. There’s nothing standing in her way except her girlfriend and all […]

Love Letters

Dear M, My ears ring with the sound of my heartbeat as I watch for you on the escalator. I’m so terrified that I’ll miss you if I blink, what if I’m making a mistake and you don’t like me, what if I mess up, what if you get here and look at me and […]