How to Make a Rainbow Out Of Motherly Love

How to Make a Rainbow Out Of Motherly Love

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” -Maya Angelou My daughter loves rainbows, so I want be forever arching with colors for her. She doesn’t yet know that rainbows are more...
Is Passionate Love Worth Your Sanity?

Is Passionate Love Worth Your Sanity?

I’ve been reading through my old writings, you know all the ones about passionate love and passionate love lost. They made me slightly famous, after all, back in the day. I wrote these essays and poems as a single woman living in San Francisco, passionately seeking...
I’m Sick of People Preaching “Self Love” and Here’s Why

I’m Sick of People Preaching “Self Love” and Here’s Why

“Now is a time for self love,” said the bead-wearing yogi instructor. “Prioritize yourself, love thyself.” I was on a retreat trying to replenish my identity after separation and new single mamahood. “Take time for yourself.” “Do what YOU want” says, like, everyone....
Three Signs You’re Too Lazy For Love

Three Signs You’re Too Lazy For Love

During my years of singledom I blamed San Francisco’ urbanity, technology, and Peter Pan inhabitants for my interminable alone state. Then it dawned on me…perhaps the the dating problem wasn’t external…perhaps the problem was ME. Lazy, egotistical, impetuous me. If...