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Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby

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The title of my post today is borrowed from a song of the same name written by Carl Perkins in 1957, which was in turn covered by The Beatles with George Harrison on the lead vocals. An excellent song in all of its forms. It also seems to fit my life right now. I'm "in between gigs", to quote my mother and not only are men from my past contacting me, I have met quite a few recently as well. No one has potential as far as I can tell, but I it is still rather ridiculous. Just today within the span of 3 hours, a man I met over a year ago from Germany (who still lives there) contacted me. He stayed with me for a few days in Chicago in March and we hit it off, but he lives there. I'm still here. Long distance clearly was not something he was willing to keep up. I started dating someone else in the mean time, but he would write to me on Facebook on occasion and tell me how much he missed me. He picked today of all days to repeat those sentiments. Then, just a few hours lat…

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All my exes live in Texas...

Well, not really. They live in Illinois, Arizona and Germany as far as I know. But those three places are a bitch to rhyme, don't you think? I will, for the sake of my readers, refrain from trying. I have been in contact with a lot of my exes lately and I wonder why it all seemed to happen at the same time. Perhaps it is meant to remind me of the good times, but also to remind of what did not work in those relationships and why they are in the past. I know most of the guys I dated were good (but not all), but that did not make them good for me. I have also changed so much since I began dating about a decade ago. As my post yesterday said, I am on a journey and feel like I have traveled lightyears beyond my past relationships. The retrospective of men is certainly interesting and enlightening. Maybe you think back on your past loves from time to time. I wonder what you would have to say about everything? Maybe you're not a sentimental reminiscer suc…