Fifteen Minutes

Fifteen minutes. You owe me that much. You were drunk and lonely and needed attention. I gave you that. You needed to feel loved. You needed human contact. I gave you those. You needed me to walk you down the block for the memorial. “Here is what I need,” you said. “I need you to

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How to Love a Single Dad

  I enjoy reading the Elephant Journal. Sorta. I’ve been a subscriber for years, but I’m having problems with the content lately. Most of the posts I have read over the past year are geared towards women and written mostly by women: To the Man Who Almost Tamed Me by Becca Wise How to Attract

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Every Time You Cry, I Die Just A Little Bit

I’ve needed to write this for almost a year now. For whatever reason, today is the day. Sometimes, waiting or putting things off for the “right” time simply isn’t an option. When I was in elementary school, my uncle, my father, and I used to go fishing in different parts of Central Texas: Braunig, Choke

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On This Day, You Saved Me

I know it’s cliché, but it’s true. For me, it was a genuine love at first sight. You taught me so many things in such a short amount of time. It was a Friday evening at 4:50. I was on my way out the door to pick you up for a nice dinner and a

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Fight Club Q&A With David Fincher and Chuck Palahniuk

The first rule of Fight Club is “Do Not Talk About Fight Club.” The second rule is “Do Not Talk About Fight Club.” Well, tonight, we’re going to talk about Fight Club. In the late ’90s, I attended an advanced screening of this movie in Boston. It’s been an all-time favorite of mine since then,

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