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February 11, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

An Unmodern Love

Karen McKinney

No, I do not want any kind of modern love, with all its entitlements,

February 4, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

Glitter and Glue

Sylvia Math

You can tell everything about what a man will be like in bed by how he writes.  He had rhythm.

January 28, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

Age/Sex/Location

Dylan Bach

MSN Messenger was the absolute dive of the internet in 2002

January 21, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

Dispatch to Jane from My Subconscious

a a khaliq

I have a question for you. How did you bear it? That creeping loneliness, the way it whispers in the darkness. Sometimes, lying there at night after my own domestic and industrious day, I wonder how much longer I can bear it. Do you know what I mean?

January 14, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

Last Fuck of the Year

Adam Berlin

I get in bed, move my mouth over her nipple.

“Do you mind if I moan?” she says.

January 7, 2024 | fucked up modern love essays

Let's Date (So We Can Break Up)

Henryk Kessel

In terms of a break-up, gonorrhea is a god-send.

December 31, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Plan B: 5150

Lisa Marie Zapata

I stopped taking the Wellbutrin cold turkey during the 2020 lockdown... All was well until one day when an ex that I had a tumultuous history with demanded I undo the hex I placed on his dick. The accusation sent me spiraling.

December 24, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Veselka

Sara Sherr

Picture me, splayed on the bed on top of Liz. I’m wearing a pink thong, she’s still in her jeans. She spanks me; I deserve it. She spanks me again. My breath flees my lungs, a flock of geese taking

December 17, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

new snake

Rosalind Margulies

your uncle has a whiteboard on his wall and on it it says TO DO: TELL TERRY YOU LOVE HER. he wrote that you don’t know how many years ago. terry was his girlfriend but she’s dead now

December 10, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

How a Would-Be Incel Taught Me That People Can Change

Gwen Kansen

The seductress in my head smiled and said “What else am I not allowed to talk about, Avery?”

But we were just going to be friends.

November 26, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

I Love You, Showboat, and I Decline: Healing from Abuse in the Wild West

Amanda Bloom

Showboat said he'd like to take me out sometime. I asked why.

“Because I think you’re attractive, and so we can hang out somewhere other than the coffee trailer,” he said.

It was October, ten

November 12, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

2023, The Men All Make Pozole

Leslie Anne Mcilroy

For, indeed, posole shows you he can cook. He fancies an air of the quixotic.

He must be a feminist.

November 5, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

This is a Not Love Letter: My Response to Unrequited Confessions

T.A. Morche

This isn’t the first time someone I considered a friend has confessed their love for me.

October 29, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

The Worst Thing About Me

Aiden “A.J.” Brown

I am supposed to call myself a survivor, but honestly I don’t think surviving is what I’ve been doing.

October 22, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

There Was Something Wrong With That Sky

Rita Taryan

While I sucked my husband’s penis he gaped at the sky, to which he exclaimed, “That’s the most orange orange I have ever seen!” 

October 15, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

To Play Younger

Elizabeth Burch-Hudson

  1. A well to do woman hosts an orgy that gets gate crashed by a vanilla couple (I just want to be included).
  2. A boy is seduced by his ex-girlfriend’s hot mom on the Fourth of July (I’m facing my fear of MILFs).
October 8, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Angel

Cameron Darc

The first man is the only one that kills you.

—COLETTE, La Naissance du Jour

 

Who is Angel? Who am I.

Have you ever loved a mirror?

Laughed, on suicide watch, until Kool-Aid spilled

September 24, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Molly and I Always Went To the Fancy Taco Bell in East Waterbury Instead of the Shitty One Downtown

Cash Compson

The summer she was without anyone

and I had just left the other girl

in Jersey City,

Molly and I kissed at her house. We were adults

who lived with our parents. She seemed like

September 22, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

For Jodi

E.B. Griffin

He was too poor to erect an everlasting monument in her likeness, all he could afford were words.  

September 17, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Waiting Through the Ones Who Came After You

Ella Schmidt

That was my youth: I developed a sickness, a ruinous crush on the man at the filling station

September 10, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

You're Not in Love You're Just High

Lilly Grainger

1. A bottle of orange wine – half a packet of cigarettes.

2. You caught at the bar the space so crowded that people were practically caught under your armpits – grinning nervously, two pina coladas in hand.

3. A kitchen dance – or two.

4. Luther Vandross.

August 27, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Trust Issues

Stephen J. Golds

I knew the talk about a baby was another red flag, but the more uncontrollable Amelie became, the deeper I got hooked. I couldn’t go back to what my life was before. I think it had been drowned the

August 20, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Victim Impact Statement

J. H.

I am not sorry about most things I’ve done; I really do try my best to be good.

August 6, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Is This Goodbye Then?

Anastasia Shteinert

The hangover was ruining the romance. Last night I woke up a friend and made her drink wine—Chateau 2016. I had to deal with my nerves somehow.

July 23, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Rita

Mike Day

By March of 2016, my cousin Josh and I were practically flat broke. We’d been having an incestuous and adulterous affair, one that elevated his title to “cuzband” (he hated that term). Four years

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