When should a marriage end?

Till death do us part, right?  Recently a friend was discussing an acquaintance who had broken up with his girlfriend because "he was no longer physically attracted to her."  My friend thought this was shallow.  It may be, but I also thought it kind of made sense, if you aren't attracted, why stay together?  Although … Continue reading When should a marriage end?



This is a self-improvement post.  See all here: https://starandlotus.wordpress.com/2016/05/29/self-improvement/ In this day and age, who doesn't have a love/hate relationship with caffeine?  Life is so fast paced, a little help to stay energized and focus can't hurt, right? I've been off and on addicted to caffeine since college.  I was really badly addicted to diet … Continue reading Caffeine

Breaking up

Which is a harder, being broken up with or having to do the breakup? Being broken up with, especially by someone you care about and liked, can really suck.  It's heart wrenching to go through, and you're just left with a big hole in your life.  There is an endless stream of self-questioning and doubt, … Continue reading Breaking up


As a military member, I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with patriotism.  I do love my country, and I took an oath to support and defend the constitution, which I take seriously.  However, blind patriotism, and appeals to outright nationalism, I see as very dangerous.  Often times statements like that are for domestic political … Continue reading Patriotism