You’ve met someone you really like. You hang out and the chemistry is there, at least for you anyway. But suddenly you find yourself in a dark pool of radio silence.
They ask for it too directly.
I’m sorry to say this, but although people have been lead to believe that every person, in some way or form, enjoys the act of showing affection, that idea is incorrect.
The thing about the wars against ourselves is that winning isn’t succeeding, but surrendering.
I’ve been working for our town’s little one-room for over 20 years now. You know what’s difficult about being a small town librarian? There are no children’s librarians, no reference librarians.