When a relationship dies but is not gone (aka: The relationship with multiple endings)

This is a long story that starts with a friend’s Facebook post.  In the middle is a horrible mini-lesson of “how NOT to break up with someone.”  There are multiple endings.  Pass it up if you don’t like relationship stories.  Read if you do, friends. * I’ll start with the first ending of our relationship.…

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Flowchart: What to do when you discover you’re the side-chick, pt. 2 of 2

The first time I ever dated someone and discovered he had a girlfriend, I was 20 years old.  I remember feeling hurt and betrayed.  I remember thinking, “WHYYYYY didn’t he just tell me?  If he’d just told me first, I could have made a consensual, intelligent decision.”  I was jealous.  Angry.  Upset.  I told him…

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