Long Lost Love Found


Shortly after Brad and I decided to “try” polyamory – allowing ourselves to feel romantic love for more than one person at a time – it occurred to me that I had the potential to reconnect with each of the long lost loves in my life. Of course, a big part of the reason for … [Read more…]

Is Love Enough? Yes and No…


Contrary to the popular notion that “love conquers all,” spiritual teacher Teal Swan cautions hopeless romantics that “love is not enough” to create harmonious relationships: When people ask whether “love” is enough to make relationships work, they don’t mean “love” in the big sense of the word, Swan says. They mean the feeling of being … [Read more…]

“Humans Are Evolving Toward Polyamory, But We Can’t Grow Out of Monogamy Until We Learn Self Love,” Guru Says


My new spiritual guru Teal Swan says the era of marriage is coming to an end and polyamory is the way of the future, but we can’t just jump into the lifestyle without preparing ourselves emotionally and spiritually. “As a species, when we evolve to a higher vibratory rate, the perception of separation will dissolve, … [Read more…]

How Brad and I Avoided Another Break-Up Today


Crying… I’ve been listening to Teal Swan talk about relationships all day and realizing Brad and I might no longer be compatible. We’re on different pages, and I don’t know if we’ll be able to get back on the same one without some sort of separation. Recently, I’ve complained a lot about my needs for … [Read more…]

Sea of Love: Brad, Ben and June


I’ve been advised to stop writing stupid, vague titles for my diary entries, but the Cat Power song “Sea of Love” immediately came to mind just now, at 3:30 in the morning, the first chance I’ve gotten to sit down and write about the life I’ve been living lately. It’s always hard to find time … [Read more…]

Life is Like Putty in My Hands


“Just two more minutes,” Brad said when I stopped scratching his back tonight. He hadn’t said that since the old days, when I used to scratch his back to sleep every night, before nursing Nora to sleep became priority. “JustĀ one more minute… please…” he saidĀ  five minutes later. I scratched slower and softer, slower and … [Read more…]