Every morning you wake up with someone you love, take a moment to be amazed they are there beside you, be grateful you are alive to bear witness to another day of living and loving another human, be fascinated by this person who was vulnerable enough to wake up beside you-- be it one night … Continue reading Miss Them, But Do Not Ache For Them
He Doesn’t Need You To Fix Him
He doesn’t need you to fix him But to live your life unapologetically Support him But grow on your own Unconditionally love yourself first then him He doesn’t need a mother A savior or even a queen Instead be his lover His best friend And partner in crime Because he doesn’t need to be rescued … Continue reading He Doesn’t Need You To Fix Him
You never ever have to convince someone to do the work to be ready…
"Someone can be madly in love with you and still not be ready. They can love you in a way you have never been loved and still not join you on the bridge. And whatever their reasons you must leave. Because you never ever have to inspire anyone to meet you on the bridge. You … Continue reading You never ever have to convince someone to do the work to be ready…
An extra six inches…
"An extra six inches and free drinks for one year" she answered. I replied, "Well, who wouldn't want that!" ~Just L (September 18, 2018) Author's Note: I love a good double entendre and the perks of becoming a first class frequent flier.
When it came down to it, he preferred breasts over brains. And, I am too smart to compete with that. ~Just L (July 16, 2018)
Reflections on 1977
In 1977 (8th grade), I thought I was more brains than beauty, my limbs were too long, my nose was too big, my breasts were too small, my (23") waist wasn't small enough... Today, at age 55, I know that I had everything I needed. Just add a bigger smile. Embrace it all. Now. Do … Continue reading Reflections on 1977
He'd say, "I love you." I'd reply, "I love you more." To which he'd retort, "It is not a contest." No, no contest. I won. ~Just L (June 4, 2017, Goddess Wisdom) #abouthim Author's Note: Sometimes exes really did tell you everything you needed to know, we just weren't listening.
I Keep The Time
This statement made to me explains a lot: You have to remember baby you are a writer and I am a drummer. Guitars and keyboards play a lot of notes. I keep the time. ~Just L (May 9, 2017) Published in the June 2017 Blender of Love Digest.
Single a longtime – A Self-fulfilling Prophecy?
He kept saying, "I've been single a long time..." as if that made him an expert on relationships. I couldn't help but think, maybe that just makes you an expert at being single. ~ Just L (March 11, 2017) See the "Quotes" section for other tidbits on love and loss.
Become A Giant in the Field of Love
There is nothing weak about gentleness and generosity. In the face of adversity, sadness, betrayal, or tragedy, become a giant in the field of love. ~Just L (Goddess Wisdom, December 26, 2016)