Oh That’s My Obscene Phone Caller
Our talks were not a turn-on, at least not for me — more like forming a bond with another sexually damaged person
Why I Love My Local Gay Bar
I love the nightlife that you can only find in a place where the men drink appletinis and the women slam tequila and we all adore each other for it
On the occasion of my 29th wedding anniversary, I was looking at old photos and so many memories
Who is this stranger — so familiar after 25 years together and yet in some ways completely unknown to me?
The Practice of Being Normal
I wanted so badly to have a normal life, to be seen as a regular person, and to one day have a house and a husband and kids
The Day the Man With the Haircut Died
It was a Friday afternoon. Lunch was over and homework had been assigned, when a voice from the loudspeaker startled us into silence.
The Endless Unhappiness of Holding a Grudge
I grew up thinking that when conflict occurs in a relationship, the best option is to walk away
The Second Time I Saw Grown-Ups Cry
What I knew about President Kennedy is that he had a pretty wife who wore beautiful dresses, he was handsome and had a funny accent
Dazed and Confused
While the president of the United States was dying and the world was turning upside down, I was playing volleyball
What We Carry When a Friend Dies Young
When the Christmas card came, I could barely believe it. I held it in my hands like a butterfly, like something small and sacred.
Would You Kindly Shut the Hell Up?
In this no-RSVPing world, where people start every sentence with "I," we need to make being polite the new hep thing
Couples Therapy With Popcorn
Can watching "When Harry Met Sally" save your marriage? Researchers reveal the surprising answer.