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Banter and Buzz Kill

“In the absence of information, we fill in the blanks with our imagination.”  -Dave Let me tell you the story of my best friend, Dave.  I met Dave at a Denny ‘s on Walnut street in Bloomington, Indiana.  I was a doe-eyed freshman in college and he was approaching his sophomore year.  Winter time had just…

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He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Even been dating someone and you are not sure if he (or she) is into you? We begin a relationship where our partner seems like our knight in shining armor; they listen to us about our bad day and they send flowers just to make us smile.  You have that goofy smile that you can’t…

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How To Survive A BreakUp

Breakups are some of the hardest trials in life; they test our ability to cope with loss and stress.  They are emotionally difficult.  Trying not to sound too objective, I understand from experience what it is like to go through a breakup.  It is hard to see any bright side at the time of the…

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Cat Calls and Quarters

I went for a late night run with my roommate last night.  We ran through our town and down pacific coast highway; our usual route when we want to get a couple of miles in after a day’s work.  We have taken this route many times before.  As we jog down the end of a…

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Intensity is Not Love

I was listening to Loveline with Dr. Drew the other night.  I overheard him say this to one of the callers, “Intensity is not love.”  I sat with that for a moment and began to unpack what it means to have intensity in a relationship. Intensity is not what the majority of us know as…

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