Men Leading On Women

Over the years, multiple women have told me that I broke their heart. It’s one of the most emotionally painful things that can hit your eardrums or your soul — knowing you were the cause of hurt and pain for someone else. If you’ve ever been heartbreaking, you know how awful the feeling is; hearing … Continue reading Men Leading On Women

The Spark

Not only did I date more this year than in any of the previous 26 of my life, but I probably dated more this year than in the previous five years combined. That’s not an exaggeration, and we’re only in mid-October. Above all else, there is one thing I look for in determining whether or not I … Continue reading The Spark

The Concert Date

I was sitting at my desk on Friday, listening to a song on YouTube when the next song in the queue started to play: “Tomorrow Never Comes” by the Zac Brown Band. I’ve heard it before, having seen ZBB in concert multiple times, but never really listened to it. Sure enough, I was playing it on … Continue reading The Concert Date

Pit stops

Whether it’s in conversation or something I’m writing, I almost always refer to the journey of dating as “the road to love,” because I honestly can’t think of a better analogy. You start at one place, hoping to reach a final destination. Much like any road trip, there are a number of things that can happen between … Continue reading Pit stops


As some of you may know, I’m in the process of watching “How I Met Your Mother” on Netflix from the beginning to see just how much I have in common with its main character, Ted Mosby. (Five-plus seasons in… the accuracy is frightening.) One of the episodes today was entitled, “Hooked,” which basically explained how … Continue reading Hooked


It’s been 365 days, and I haven’t forgotten this date on a single one of them. I may have just realized that today was Sept. 12 on the drive home from work, but the date itself has always stuck with me. Sept. 12, 2015 changed my life forever, and that’s not hyperbole or cliche. It’s … Continue reading 09.12.15