Ready Or Not

Ready Or Not

“Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.” – Paul Eldridge We have all known a period when someone ‘bothers’ us in a way that makes us feel competitive. Now it can be about anything. How we look, what we have achieved, what we possess, our family, or whatever. Sometimes it is about very superficial things, and I am brought to mind of a woman who said other women were ‘jealous’ of her because of her jewelry. Did she…

Is Love Really Worth it

Is Love Really Worth it

Is Love Really Worth it “Love doesn’t make the world go ‘round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” –Franklin P. Jones You can believe it or not. Only those who have experienced the kind of love I write about can know this to be true. So, is love worth it? There are all kinds of love to be sure but that love shared with passion between true lovers is the epitome and what people all strive to achieve. Those fortunate enough to have risked their hearts completely, no matter…

Enjoy Sex… Fake Love

Enjoy Sex… Fake Love

Enjoy Sex… Fake Love “If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.” – Benjamin Franklin In today’s world where so much is ‘instant’ it seems there are drastic changes in both how couples relate to one another; both in and out of bed. Nothing new here but… everything! Sex is readily available and can happen with total strangers. Go on-line and say what you might enjoy sexually and there it is. Love, however, is a whole different story. You can indeed enjoy sex and fake love. For some, particularly…

When Is It The End

When Is It The End

  “Perhaps the best tribute you can pay someone who dies is to share his belief in life by putting your life ahead of his death.” – Max Lerner So, here’s the thing; we all die, but losing a loved one can almost kill us. When we care, we cannot think of life without that person. No matter what went on before, the memories will linger and the good ones usually outweigh the bad ones. That’s what makes us sad. There are all sorts of ‘lost’ relationships. I will not…

Death Ends The Pain of Love

Death Ends The Pain of Love

“Life is not a spectacle or a feast: it is a predicament.” – George Santayana Ain’t that the truth? When you have loved completely and in every way possible you hope it never ends. The end may only come with the death of one of you. These relationships are rare indeed and often not in first marriages or connections. When love comes at a mature level after life’s many experiences and when people know themselves it is the magic that cannot be duplicated. There are many who live out their…