Guy Friends, Part One

I think I’ve been haunted by When Harry Met Sally.   It’s not the scary early 1990s fashion that has bothered me over the years, nor has it been the the famous orgasm scene.  What has been underneath my skin since seeing that movie was the theory put forth by Billy Crystal stating that men and women couldn’t just be friends, because the sex thing was always there.  I really didn’t want to believe that.  But then wondered if it was true.  And I still find myself questioning.

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Warning Signs

I was so ready to build a future, to move on and away from trauma, to be free and to be a grown-up that I allowed myself to ignore all kinds of warnings, and to consciously convince myself that this person would bring stability to my life. I threw all my eggs into that unstable basket.