It's been over a decade, but I still remember the heart-in-my-throat, forgetting-to-breathe moment of agony all too well. I had just confessed to my friend that I "liked liked him" and was waiting, almost dreading, to hear his response. Did my crush like me back? A lot was at … [Read more...] about Unrequited Love (Part 1 of 2): Crushin’ On or Crushed By You?
You awaken with a startle, the clang of metal against metal resounding in your ears. To your left, someone’s scream of anguish is cut ominously short. To your right, a primal war cry, mixed with the menacing growls of large feral creatures, chills you to the bone. You bolt up … [Read more...] about Master of Mythical Warfare…But Maybe Not of Marriage
“Leave your troubles at the door.” It’s a standard rule of thumb to leave your emotional baggage behind when you clock in at your job. You can’t concentrate on your daily tasks if you’re worried about whether Little Danny will remember his lines in his school play audition. … [Read more...] about Bringing Home More Than Just the Bacon: When Work Life Collides with Home Life