relationships

Orlando Has My Boyfriend Scared to Go Out

Dear T,

The whole Orlando incident has been weighing heavy on me and my relationship.  While we both thankfully didn’t lose someone close to us, we can’t help but to think that could have been us.  I mean we don’t live in the gay club, but we go on occasion.  As a matter of fact, we were in a club around the same time all of this was going on.  Knowing we could have very well been the ones shot at, has got my boyfriend spooked.  Badly.  We’re supposed to go out to a mutual friend’s birthday party in two weeks, and he refuses to go.  He doesn’t want to take the “risk.”  I told him we can’t live like hermit crabs because of this, but he won’t listen.  What are your thoughts?

Thanks,

Won’t Live in Fear

friendship

Top 5 Signs You Are Dealing with a Messy Person

I have dealt with my share of messy people in my lifetime, and I make it a practice to keep such individuals out of my inner circle.  Life is too short and will bring about its own stressful situations.  There is no need to add unnecessary drama magnets to the equation.  So if the following points remind you of someone you know, Warning, you may want to reevaluate your squad. LOL!