I've been talking, online, to a girl for about 3 years. She or I were always dating someone else, but recently the connection has morphed into something more. She's super sweet, and life has dealt…Continue
I've been reading AoM for about 3 years now, but had shied away from forums of any sort--now that I live in Los Angeles and have less friends than I do fingers, I figured it'd be a good time to dive…Continue
"This sounds pretty horrible. I've been where you are ... well, not the whole thing, but the part about deciding after a number of years that I needed to get back together with an old flame, that all my reservations about committing to her…"
"I concur with Sheildes and Nathan. This sounds like a fairly rash emotional decision ... in a time when a bit of rationality might've been better.
I wish you the best. As Nathan said, if you were going to pursue the old-flame ...…"
"I don't say this often, but Shieldes is absolutely right. It's easy to love an ideal, or a might-have-been. It's easy to remember the good stuff you lost, or threw away because you were young and stupid. However,…"
"You were ready to destroy her relationship because you were convinced you were right.
She was so freaked out she dumped the job off on the fiancee and it was only him that could get you to back off. But even then you never really did.
You see her…"
"Not only are you stepping on the fiances feelings, but you might have in a way upset the bride to be. How else did he get your number? She would have to willingly give up the number, or he would have gone behind her back and get it off her…"
I know how you feel. I've been in your shoes. All I can offer is my support and encourage you to read the poem If by Rudyard Kipling.
In all honesty, that poem has guided me through it all. I hope it serves you…"
"Would it have been better to say, wait until she came out to LA and be disinterested or fake interest? String her along until then by saying I was really excited for her to come out when in fact I'd wished it was someone else coming out…"
Storytelling, Drums, Reading, Working Out, Television Shows, Beard Growing
Oh, we'd need all day.
There Will Be Blood, American Psycho, A Clockwork Orange, The Dark Knight, Zodiac, Brick, Centurion, Closer, Hunt for Red October, Die Hard, Django Unchained, Inglorious Basterds, Drive, Only God Forgives, Valhalla Rising, Unforgiven, Friday the 13th, Goodfellas, Green Zone, Hard to Kill, Above the Law, Out for Justice, Marked for Death, Inception, Jaws, Kickboxer, Bloodsport, Looper, Magic Mike, Margin Call, Ninja Assassin, Notting Hill, Primer, Pulp Fiction, Pump Up the Volume, Saving Private Ryan, Se7en, Shame, Hunger, Silver Linings Playbook, Star Wars, Star Trek (2009/2013), Stop Making Sense, The A-Team, The Departed, The Fifth Element, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Iceman, The Last of the Mohicans, The Master, The Notebook, The Princess Bride, The Place Beyond the Pines, The Rock, The Sandlot, The Sting, This is the End, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Watchmen
I have favorites in literally every genre of music...even country.
Look at how black the sky is. The writer made it that way. -Bret Easton Ellis
There's nothing to writing. You just sit at a typewriter and bleed. -Ernest Hemingway
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