Introducing: Crush AYl

Oh no. Oh lordy. Let’s put it right out there: I am attracted to a post-doc at the lab. This is obviously a problem, because he’s 28 years old (I remember purposely guiding the conversation towards his age when I first met him). And I’m 18. On the way home, I kept thinking about how […]

Profile: Crush AYl

Light eyes. Casual, clean cut. Tall, on the thin side, but muscled. Looks like a swimmer. Referenced football in high school. Surfs. Has a huge telescope when I mentioned stargazing. Ridiculously bushy beard juts out on the clean look of the rest of his appearance. Reserved. Aloof from afar. Upright in posture. Calm and cool. […]

Resonated with me – on being unredeemably ugly.

There could be something freeing about being truly ugly. Not just bad skin and an overbite ugly, but really deformed. If you are the former, you will spend huge amounts of time-energy-money trying to fix your skin, find the best haircut or neckline to downplay your overbite, etc. But if you are the latter, if […]