Category Archives: Relationships

Meditation Fails

While minding my breath Meditating before sleep Heartbeat calls your name. Advertisements

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Not My Other Half .. But All of Me

I always wondered what would happen if one day I crossed paths with my beloved by chance. I got my answer yesterday. When it happened, I immediately counted the days of my failed experiment at forgetting about him. In the … Continue reading

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Love and Absence

I thought it would be easier to tame my longing in your absence, I was wrong. Love survives the distance, and absence could make the heart grow fonder. Sometimes love defies even the distance between life and death; ask any … Continue reading

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The Resilience of Longing

The English language in its practical and innovative usage, and in its diverse richness of synonyms comes up short sometimes in expressing feelings. In my profession as an Arabic translator, dealing primarily with technical and scientific subjects I am often … Continue reading

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Walking Away from Love

When it comes to love, it is either given or returned. It is neither forced upon someone, nor taken. It can be perhaps learned, and practiced, and willed into existence like a forgotten habit. It can also wither and die … Continue reading

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Still Missing You … Fifty Days On

You remain my beloved, even when you rejected the opportunity to become my lover. Everything I know about love, are the feelings you have taught me. I will never reach out to claim you, steal you or borrow you, but … Continue reading

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The Memory of my Beloved

My son has had a belated fixation with the Titanic for some time. Because he was born a mere decade ago, he missed all the hype that ensued decades ago, with the exploration of its wreckage. He was also a … Continue reading

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“And think not you can direct the course of love…”

When I was young, it was easier for me to fall in and out of love. I also found it easier to recover. Even when the first man in my life decided to get married to his fiancee and I … Continue reading

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Foolish Little Thing Called Love

When I wrote the post about how cynical I was about love, I think I was already half in love with Aquarius II, and in denial about it.  Since then I have experienced all the symptoms that I once thought came … Continue reading

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I Hope You Are Ok

I got a text from you today. You just said: I hope you are ok. I replied that it was not the common cold but I was getting better, although I still missed you. I asked how you were. Good … Continue reading

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