Hate Dating

Relationship Intolerance

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
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Beginning in the sixth grade (it may be younger now) we are told to practice safe sex. Then the adults tell you that sex is only meant to happen between married couples. Where does that leave people like me? There’s no marriage in sight and for the time being it’s illegal and not something I have to worry about avoiding. …

Red Wine

Better With Age

R.B. Winters
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If Alice had lived in New York City she wouldn’t have worried about Wonderland. In fact, she probably would have been a tranny or a drag queen trolling 8th Avenue looking for a Mad Hatter. In this instance I would be Alice – minus the dress, hair and pretty much every other thing that makes her Alice. Except for the …

Later Dater

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
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People joke that if you don’t have sex you’ll get rusty and forget how. It occurred to me that this may also apply to dating. I hadn’t been on a first date since November of 2009, and decided I better make some effort before officially retiring to my world of solitude. I’m not a brunch person but agreed to meet my …

The Planets All Aligned

R.B. Winters
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It’s been an interesting few months. To be honest I could leave it at that, shut the laptop and go to bed. There have been several times since November that I sat down to write something and it suddenly seemed pointless. This stems from a few unfortunate events that mentally derailed me from my projected path. On a routine visit …