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The Three Dimensions of Connection-Based Attraction Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash I had broken off a complicated long distance relationship, and my need to be held was overwhelming me. I had gone months without much more than a brief hug from a friend. I reached out to a woman, a close friend, whom I’d briefly dated but… Continue reading Demisexual, Demiromantic & Demisensual
That's David W. Bradford, published writer. I just got my author's copies of the pandeism anthology Essays From the Universe Experiencing Itself... The book my essay The Promising Path of Pandeistic Paganism: Or Having Your Spiritual Cake and Eating It Too! was published in. The book is now available for sale on Amazon.com, and if… Continue reading I’m Officially Published
The Unique and Powerful Nature of Demisexual Friendships Photo by Courtney Cook on Unsplash “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” — Jim Henson Ceci was effectively my best friend, yet I knew I wasn’t hers. We’d met in a college photography class in the early 90’s, and we’d become friends after working on assignments… Continue reading Friending for Demisexuals
How To Break Or Mend When The Emotional Signal Is Lost Photo by Paul Garaizar on Unsplash “Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection and the path to the feeling of worthiness. If it doesn’t feel vulnerable, the sharing is probably not constructive.” — Brene Brown It was six months to the day, of that wonderful evening I’d spent with… Continue reading Demisexual Disconnection
How To Sail From Friendship To Relationship Photo by René Ranisch on Unsplash “In every living thing there is the desire for love”—D. H. Lawrence I reached across the table and gently took her hand in mine. It was our ﬁrst date and I had been trying to get a feel for who she was. I knew that we… Continue reading Dating While Demisexual
When the Friend Zone is the Doorway Photo by Christiana Rivers on Unsplash “If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends. Make it last forever; friendship never ends” — Spice Girls “Would you like to come back to my place?” she asked with a clear intention. We’d danced half the night away, and had… Continue reading The Care and Keeping of Your Demisexual
Or Having Your Spiritual Cake and Eating It Too! Photo by Tim Swaan on Unsplash “I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest… Continue reading The Promising Path of Pandeistic Paganism