Yes, She’s a Bitch

Is your mood controlled by hers? Is she almost always defensive? Does she get angry when you suggest she does something nice for you? Be honest, is there an imbalance in your relationship, where she’s doing the majority of the decision-making and you’re three years down the track without a fucking clue how this has … More Yes, She’s a Bitch

An Aspergirl Indeed

If only I’d known she had Asperger’s. If only I’d understood her behaviour. If only I’d let her be herself. If only she’d been honest and brave. If only she knew how. If only. When Monique took a leap of faith and communicated her love for me, I fell for her words of affirmation. What … More An Aspergirl Indeed

Why My LDR was DNR

The saying is, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder”, but it’s not always the case. Distance also helps people grow apart. Long distance relationships or LDRs are notoriously difficult to navigate, yet I’ve put myself through two of them. Some might call me a glutton for punishment but I think I learnt enough from the … More Why My LDR was DNR

Sister Act

Blokes are often accused of not putting enough into a relationship. I put everything, including the kitchen sink, into mine. I cared for this girl, fell head over heals in love, and went above and beyond in the quest to make her smile every day. I put in too much. The heartache of being dumped, … More Sister Act

European Adventures and an Unexpected Booty Call

I kept up my daily phone calls with my girl, a London travel agent. We took turns with the flying weekend visits. Things were going great… until my 24th birthday. I had planned a football trip to Teplice in the Czech Republic and would be in Prague for a few days either side of the match with a dozen mates. This didn’t … More European Adventures and an Unexpected Booty Call

Enter the Ginger

I had settled into the uncomfortable “friend” role with my quarry. She was sharing a house with two other students who I had got to know quite well. I was invited to one of the girls’ birthday parties, in a terraced house in the heart of University Area. I arrived with a bottle of cheap … More Enter the Ginger