Posts tagged "unrequited love"

What Do You Do When You Fall In Love With Exactly The Wrong Person?

W was 13 years older than me, one of my higher-ups, married to a really wonderful man, female, straight, and a Republican. I was married too, and absolutely dedicated to the idea that I had never loved or truly been attracted to anyone but my husband, which was a self-protective lie in a really miserable…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 13, 2014

Dear Wendy: “My Thoughts Are Consumed With My Ex”

Guest columnists and contributors are generously sharing their talents and insights while I’m taking some time to care for my new baby. Today’s letter is answered by freelance writer, Rachel East, AKA ReginaRey. About six months ago, the man I thought I was going to marry left me unceremoniously for another woman. During the aftermath…
By: Wendy Atterberry / December 15, 2011

Girl Talk: My Love Of Unrequited Love

It started my sophomore year of high school with Danny Bonfiglio*. I saw him on the bus wearing Doc Martins and a Sonic Youth T-shirt. He pushed his shoulder length, brown hair out of his eyes long enough to speak to me. "Nice shoes," he said quietly and continued on to the back of the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 10, 2011

Richard Burton’s Love Letters To Liz Taylor Released — Do You Have A Love You Pine Away For?

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton had one of those great, epic love affairs that spanned decades. Yes, she had many, many grooms, but I think the fact that Richard was her groom twice qualifies him as the most important man in her life. (Well, with the exception of Michael Jackson, maybe.) Their relationshi…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 2, 2010