Tag Archives: relationships

End of a “Friendship”

I had a falling out with someone the other day. Over Twitter. Someone I’ve known for a few years via the internet. They are geographically local and we got to chatting on a website, though we never met in person. Nor we will ever be, after this week, and I don’t much care. Truth be …

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Introvert Dating Tips (Repost)

(Originally posted on my old blog, Too XYZ in October of 2011, I thought I’d give this classic post a second life here on Valentine’s Day. I’ve cleaned up the language a bit from the original. Apologies for the odd formatting, but after 30 minutes I got tired of trying to get it to do …

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Reverb11: Community?

Online and in real life we’re all part of a multitude of communities. Tell us about one that moves you. For the first time during this Reverb11, I think I have to flat out cheat. (That is assuming you don’t find some of my previous answers cheating.) I will begin that cheating, (that is to …

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Introverts and Extroverts: Ten Dating Tips

Dating, and expressing interest in someone can be a tricky, depressing business for anyone. Yet I feel bold enough to declare that it is easier for extroverts than it is for introverts in most cases. An extrovert’s gregarious, energetic nature lends itself well to the way the dating scene works these days. At least with other …

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Speak Up or Shut Up? How Do We Appreciate People?

There is such a fine line when it comes to people you value. You don’t want to gush about them very often, if at all, because that freaks people out. Yet at the same time if you come to value someone and keep it to yourself all of the time, they may never know, and …

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