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There was a stupid little bit in the Sex and the City movie where Charlotte says of the sweet, down-to-earth Jewish guy she ended up with (haha) that he makes her happy "every day. Maybe not every minute of every day, but... every day." I remember thinking at the time that it wasn't particularly reflected of the experience of real love. But all of a sudden I am struck that perhaps it's truer than I realized. Maybe it's because until relatively recently I was in such a constant, grinding state of moderate depression that I didn't remember what it was like to feel truly happy at some point every day. But now... Bernie does. Bernie makes me happy every day.

It's been about six months since Bernie and I started dating, and I am struck by how different my life is. Before this, certain things had become so routine for me that I'd lost all perspective on just how bad they were. Now that they're gone, I'm marveling at how amazing the alternative is. I can ask for help and get it. I can be honest without fear, and trust that I'm getting honesty in return. I can feel supported, encouraged, desired, respected. These might seem like basic things to you, but frankly, I'd gotten used to having to get along without them. He's such a good man I can hardly believe it. I love his kindness and his intelligence and his strength and the way he makes me want to be as good a person as he is.

And he's crazy about me. God help me but I crave being adored, and I couldn't ask for better than the way he loves me. He makes me feel better than I have in years and I am incredibly grateful that this is the place we've come to. :-)

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katiescarlett29
Nov. 25th, 2013 10:35 pm (UTC)
D'awwwwww.

I'm really happy for you guys.
in_water_writ
Nov. 25th, 2013 11:58 pm (UTC)
To quote someone special to me....
I love that man's love for you. <3
witticaster
Nov. 26th, 2013 03:16 am (UTC)
<3 I'm happy for you both, and glad that you're happy together.
natbudin
Nov. 26th, 2013 03:27 am (UTC)
<3
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About Me

My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

My productions:

Upcoming Productions:



MRS. HAWKING part 2 and 3


at the Watch City Steampunk Festival 2016

presented by The Chameleon's Dish

Vivat Regina
by Phoebe Roberts

at 2PM

and

Base Instruments
by Phoebe Roberts

at 6PM

Saturday, May 13th 2017
at 274 Moody Street, Waltham, MA

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"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
Quarter Finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition 2013

"Adonis" screenplay
Top Ten Percent in the Bluecat Screenwriting Contest 2015

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