It was a simple realization, I was running the other day and it just hit me. I need pain. It’s not some emo phase, I had to keep running and think about what had crossed my mind to fully understand what I meant. My friends have prompted me to meet other people to try and … Continue reading We are siblings of the same pain
“Zahir means, in Arabic, visible, present, unable to go unnoticed. Someone or something that, once it has established a connection, ends up inhabiting our thoughts little by little, up to the point there is nothing else we can concentrate on. And that can be considered sanctity, or folly” – Paulo Coelho, The Zahir I have … Continue reading Astral connections
Compromise. We are all extremely open when it comes to negotiation and concessions, until it hits close to the heart. A lot of people claim to be ok with an open relationship, especially if distance is a factor, or with adding another person to some of their sexual interactions, or to try swinging. Very few … Continue reading How much are we willing to compromise, for real?
I think most people often ask themselves the other question: is what we want really what we need? And the answer to that is probably easier, because it basically revolves around the of superfluous needs. If you ask yourself if what you want is really needed it means that you probably already know you don’t … Continue reading All you need is love – But is what we need really what we want?
During a particularly challenging time, right after having left France and having received a mild “let me think about all this” rather than the expected “Yes, yes to everything, move here and let’s be poor but happy and breed children and puppies”, I went through the conversations me and French Village Boy had over the … Continue reading When paths cross at the wrong time
When a relationship ends what we lose is often a literal piece of our life. Whether good or not so good, the longer we spend with a person the more ground there is under our feet and behind us, and unless the break up is necessary or longed for, this is what makes it so … Continue reading The memories we share
In my lifetime I have seen a conspicuous number of people who got through a particularly tough time in their life and, at the end of the tunnel, have gotten a phoenix tattooed on their body. I always felt profoundly envious of people who were so sure of wanting something to get it permanently inked … Continue reading Everyone wants to be a Phoenix, born again from its own ashes, but nobody knows the Phoenix is condemned to eternal loneliness