I’m sitting on top of a hill, looking down on Griffith Observatory and the crowds that have flocked to see 2017’s “American” Solar Eclipse. I hear cheering and see TV station’s satellite trucks lined up below and I’m wearing funny little glasses that make it too dark to see anything other than the disappearing sun. […]Read more "Cosmic"
Shortly after starting this blog, which centers around dating, I stopped caring about dating. Ha! Like all of the sudden I just didn’t care about figuring it out and making it happen. Any of it. Including the “you’re 38, are you going to have kids or not?” part. I really don’t know why, but the […]Read more "The Irony of Letting Go. "
I fell off of the dating and writing wagons a few weeks ago, in part due to my schedule and in part because after months of doing, I just wanted to be. And in that time, as I’ve pulled away from too much thinking, analyzing, and planning, things have, as they do, just started to […]Read more "Break"
38. Female. Creative. Happy. Single. Tick Tock. To have or not to have? I was recently chatting with a couple of coworkers when the subject of children came up. “I just don’t feel like having children RIGHT NOW is the problem,” I heard myself saying to them, both of whom have children and somehow manage […]Read more "tick tock. Tick Tock. TICK TOCK."
So, here’s the thing about going on a bunch of dates with guys who you meet online and may or may not really be interested in for the long run. It’s exhausting! It was fun for a minute; getting dressed up, trying new places, meeting new people, and then, very quickly, it became a total […]Read more "Well, that was fun?"
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I ran from online dating for as long as possible, but eventually realized it was going to have to be part of my meeting people repertoire because…it just was. Remember when you used to go out to a coffee shop or a bar and people would look around and interact and possibly make eye contact […]Read more "To Swipe. Or Not To Swipe."