Carlos

Carlos. I first heard his name over loud music in a crowded bar in Dublin. I could never have imagined that he would be the person I fell in love with, my boyfriend, then fiance, then husband. After we got married, I wondered what Carlos would come to mean. Would he always be just “husband?”…

On the Pursuit of Happiness

Happiness. It’s something all Americans are encouraged to pursue-at any cost. A recent Google search for “you deserve to be happy” delivered a nauseating number of various inspirational quotes: “You deserve to be a lot happier than you are.” “You deserve to be happy. You deserve to live a life you are excited about. Don’t let…