What not to do when you are planning to break up with someone (Part One)

With apologies to Rodgers & Hammerstein, sing with me: “how do you solve a problem like To-ny“…

While he had been even more silent than usual after coming back from his vacation, Tony agreed to come with me to a concert on Thursday night. We had a little bit of text communications and a phone call leading up to Thursday night.

I have been very sad this week. Although not because of anything new, or any one incident, it felt like suddenly all the things I’ve been dealing with had managed to come to the surface. Any discussion about work, Tony, or dealing with Will and Liam, had me on the verge of tears. Sometimes, I cried. Hard. It was not pretty. Continue reading

Sidebar: A sure fire way to know who your friends are??

…have surgery.

See who reaches out to you and who doesn’t (of those who know, of course).

Just like dating, I guess, in these situations you discover where you rank with your friends. Or you discover maybe people you thought cared about you, aren’t really friends at all. At least not the kind who are there for you when you need them.

This applies to real-life and blogging friends, as it turns out.

So thank you from the bottom of my heart to all my friends who have reached out to me. You have a special place in my heart. Assuming all goes well, I will be back to y’all late this afternoon.