Out of all the love affairs of my life, the most unlikely has by far been the most satisfying and most loving— the affair with a man twenty-five years my senior. We’ve been together fifteen years. Things have changed, but not in the way you might expect.
“If you marry an older man, one day you’ll be married to an old man,” a woman I met several years ago told me. She’d been married for nearly three decades to […]
I cup your four flavors in my mouth: bitter, sweet, salty, sour. The tastes are male and female: the miracles of a girl’s first blood, her first lover’s sweat. The various […]
by Dorianne Laux -For Richard Before the days of self service, When you never had to pump your own gas, I was the one who did it for you, the girl who […]
by Casey Chan of Sploid “Um, wow. I don’t know if it’s the song selection or because it’s in black and white or the fact that everybody in this video is so […]
by Francesca Lia Block this spring is like that man in the white shirt radiating heat even from his thumbs standing so close we steal each other’s air a wedding band glaring […]
by Suzannah Gilman The last thing I thought I would ever do is get romantically entangled with a man 25 years older than me. But here I am. I used to think […]