What Are They Doing Now; I Didn’t Really Want To Know

In the last four months I have run across images or information concerning three of the major men that used to be in my life.  The first, *Scott was my boss back in the late nineties and early 2000s.  He and I became lovers and were having an affair.  He was married to a woman that he had met out of the country and had brought here so she could obtain citizenship.  She also had health issues (at least so he told me and it very well may have been true) that prevented them from having a sex life.  Again, according to him, she knew about me and was okay with our relationship.  I fell in love with this man like I had never with anyone else.  We kept our involvement a secret, although it wasn’t a well kept one.   Continue reading

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Article: The Digital Ties That Bind: Love, Loss and Oversharing in the Internet Age

I was reading The Digital Ties That Bind: Love, Loss and Oversharing in the Internet Age and I found that I don’t see things exactly the same way, especially relating to the changes made online after something happens in or ends a relationship.  Callie Schweitzer says in the article “There’s just no way to completely scrub your digital self from a relationship in 2014, no quick way to sever digital ties once they’ve been formed and no easy way to tell your social media networks that you’re no longer together.” Continue reading