• heat and stir red-love-heart-valentines
    Journal,  Relationship

    Valentine’s Day Doesn’t Have to Suck

    Whether you’re single, married or coupled-up for several years, Valentine’s Day can just outright suck. The pressure that filters down from all the diamond ads, the store displays, the need to get dinner reservations 3-4 months in advance…it’s pretty much like Christmas with family. And don’t get me wrong, I can love me some Christmas, and of course love my…

  • heat-and-stir-ifuckingloveyou
    Journal,  Relationship

    I fucking love you

    I sit beside you on my couch, wanting desperately to kiss you… so of course I read to you instead, reeling in skeins of text that I cough back up as I interstitially ogle your pouted lips – imagining how I might take them hostage one at a time, between my own, biting and sucking them into my mouth before…