Tag Archive: love

Aug 21

Oh, You Don’t Need a Man?

Lately, I’ve heard so many women say, “I don’t need a man!” It’s not a new mantra, but I’ve heard it so much more lately that it’s puzzling. Seriously though, when did needing someone become a bad thing? Why is it taboo to say that you need the person that you’ve chosen to be in …

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Feb 10

Valentine’s Day: The Evolution

I remember when Valentine’s Day (“V-day”) was about getting that bag of 22 cards (1 big one for the teacher) and lollipops for your classmates and making homemade cards for my parents. I remember sifting through the cards trying to make sure I gave the perfect card to the right person. There were never enough …

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Jan 07

“I Love You” Were Our Last Words

For the second time I yelled, “I love you daddy” into the phone, hoping he would comprehend. As clear as a bell, clearer than he’d spoken in weeks, he said, “I love you too.” Wednesday, December 30, 2009, is the very last day I spoke to my father; somehow, I knew it would be. After …

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