I'm sitting cross-legged on my therapist's couch 4 months after my husband's announcement that he wants a divorce when my therapist informs me that he thinks I should start dating again.
I had told myself and others that I was going to take time off to concentrate on myself for once. Between a husband and three boys, I didn't know who I was anymore. I just wanted to hang out with my girlfriends, drink martinis like a fish, and let the hair grow long on my legs if I wanted. I had even gone so far as to announce to my friends that I was going to take a full year off from any kind of relationship.
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Only Serious Offers Please…
This is a little off topic today, but as I work with a web designer to move My Dating Prescription from its humble, free WordPress.com platform to a WordPress.org platform where I can sell advertising I have been reading anything that catches my attention on the subject. Typically, this information comes from other bloggers who, through trial and error, have figured out what works and what doesn’t.
The other day, through oDesk, I received an invitation to “interview” for a writing job. It said,
“$1 for 2 – 500 word articles in 2 days with perfect grammar.”
Seriously? They had apparently mistaken me for someone who lives in Haiti. I simply deleted it. Then, they sent it to me again. I deleted it again without responding.
Jenny Lawson, AKA The Bloggess, is my blogging heroine, not to be confused with heroin. Even on my best days, with a slight buzz, I’m not as funny as she is. I always wonder what she’s smoking and where I can get some. After reading her recap of the dialogue that took place between her and an online marketer I feel inspired. The next time someone offers something ridiculous, I might have to have a little fun with them.
Tell me if this post doesn’t make you laugh out load.