"Thats the first time in a while that you haven't flinched," he says. And it's true.
I made a decision. I trust my husband.
There were moments that I found myself looking. And, as I watched him work, I wanted to speak. I wanted to advise. I asked myself 'Am I being helpful, or am I trying to take . . . (More)
"I wanted to have something to say for this, but I changed my mind. You know what this means."
We're seated on the floor, in front of the fire.
"I don't want you to change. I want you just as you are. I want you as mine."
He places the strip of silver around my neck, and closes it.
"In ever . . . (More)
We sat on the wet sand, watching the waves. Hours before dawn, all we could see were the white tops as they tumbled to shore. The sky and sea were equally dark.
"I love you like that," I said.
"What do you mean?" He asked.
Huge, and deep. Life-giving. People search the universe fo . . . (More)
Do not speak unless spoken to.Do not move without permission.If you must speak, or move, raise your hand for acknowledgement first.
These rules, while not practical for daily use -- what, with a child and jobs to attend to, along with friends, errands, chores, and other activities -- speak to my co . . . (More)
me: is it just me, or does more people = more drama, no matter what you do?friend: it's not just youunfortunately me: tell me it gets better?right now it's like every other day there is some new disasterfriend: it can, but it takes a lot of work from all parties involvedit ta . . . (More)
"Are you my slave?" He asked.
"No," I replied without thinking.
And that, I tried to explain, is exactly why I said no. Because I will simply tell him No to such things, without consulting anyone. Because I'm feisty, and rebellious, and there's not a damn thing that I will ever do simply because h . . . (More)
You: I think I'm gonna do this, so that you can have alone time.
Me: I don't really need alone time. I'd rather you stay with me.
You: Well, I already told (other person) that I was going to.
I know you don't like to cancel things. So why say 'I think' when what you really mean is 'I am?' Why pre . . . (More)
How do I even begin to explain how much that means to me? Or the difference between what we will have, and a 'play' collar.
I will start by saying that it is the same one I asked for long ago. Same man. Same piece of metal. Wide, silver, a pretty pattern, and screws at the back that make . . . (More)