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The One Thing She Really Wanted

Duane’s nose nudged her hair to the side, exposing the back of her neck. He took a second to let the Acqua di Gioia he’d bought her a week ago serve as a reminder of his good decision-making. Before becoming intoxicated by the scent, he asked her a question he’d answered a month ago. “What […]

How One Man Became Jaded: The Final Chapter

Click here to check out the rest of the series.  When I started this series, I was worried that by writing it I would come off as an innocent bystander who had no fault in how things progressed and ultimately ended. I definitely shouldered my fair share of deceitfulness, stubbornness and spitefulness. I didn’t include those […]

How One Man Became Jaded: Part 5

Click here to check out the rest of the series.  The next three months were a blur of fights and arguments. I became numb to a lot of the bullsh*t. I looked back at a lot of things I put up with and got progressively angrier. In hindsight, I should have just left her alone […]

How One Man Became Jaded: Part 4

Click here for the other parts of the series.  After we got back together things were going strong for a good four months before we began to hit rough patches. I can’t remember exactly what caused this particular argument, but we were mad at each other for a couple days. The fact that I can’t […]

Hurricane Sandy: Requiem

On Saturday October 27th, I was gearing up for a normal weekend. I had a birthday coming up on that Sunday, along with a Nike Football Society flag football game. Halloween parties were the norm this weekend, and everyone looked forward to a weekend filled with costumes and debauchery. Embedded in the backs of all […]