Today’s piece is a guest blog post from Fluffy, an academic in-training, who is studying organizational behavior in hopes of making the world a better place.
Fluffy is a frequent contributor to Poly Land. Their regular blog is Eclectic Discourse (where pith goes to die; in-depth looks at awkward topics).
Here’s what they wrote for us today:
Sometimes Challenging the Relationship Escalator Means Starting at the Tenth Floor
We had been talking on and off for months but it was about to come to a head. » Read more
Does absence really make the heart grow fonder? Or is it the case that nearer is dearer?
As someone who has been in more than a few long-distance relationships, I can tell you that longing for someone is real. And intense. So I would have been one to tell you that absence can be a powerful aphrodisiac. » Read more
It’s 4 in the morning. My body doesn’t feel like mine anymore. I’ve been up that long, trying to make the most out of every last minute I have with you, since I won’t see you for a few months.
We leave for the airport at the last minute. I’m taking the red eye back home. » Read more
“I feel like I’m a long distance relationship,” he says.
I hear that weariness in his voice. “But… she lives 10 minutes from you, doesn’t she?”
“Yeah,” he says.
“It’s the same town, isn’t it?”
“Yeah, we’re both in Cleveland,” he says.
“Why on Earth do you think it’s long distance?” » Read more