Tag Archives: Romance

Relationships: Holding Them Together

I had an exciting text from one of the teenagers in my life this past week. She just starting going out with her first boyfriend — they look so cute together! The truth is, young love isn’t always built to … Continue reading

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Strong Women, the Love Story and What I Learned with Speculative Fiction and Slash

Fiction, more than anything else, has changed my view on family, morality, and sexuality. Combine that with a university education and living abroad and I’ve spent the last eight years in demolition and reconstruction of my world view. It’s been … Continue reading

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She’s how old? And he’s what?

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to consider age differences in sexual relationships, both in the novel I am writing now and in my personal life. Largely, I haven’t seen extended age gaps in the relationships in my family and the … Continue reading

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