Soundtrack to the Soul

Originally posted on Richard M. Ankers:
??A slow thrumming of thumb on strings;??A guitar plays somewhere in the darkness.??I take another swill of my drink,??As the bar girl looks on with disfavour.??I’m lowering the tone in my melancholy.??Uncaring, I mop the sweat from my tired brow.??Being here reminds me of her;??The first time we met;??The…

A Recipe For Lasting Relationships

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Pixelbliss / (Shutterstock.com) So you’ve picked up the girl. Awesome. You wanna keep her, right? Well, the relationship game is a little different than the pickup game. They both take confidence, communication, patience, and intimacy—but instead of 45 seconds in the microwave, you’re gonna set the oven to 350°. Here’s…

This Is What Jadedness Feels Like

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
image – Flickr / Tim Roth One of those days in which you fall into an “existential” gloom—you know, the kind you read about. I’ve been stuck in conversations—just one—that make me say, “I long to discover,” and then fall into determination. “Discovery”: so moving that you’ve never yet felt…