A Turkish man, realizing my naivete, quickly threw me inside the Burger King. Not even 30 seconds later, a huge whitish-grey cloud of tear gas started to surround the street.
I went back to the salon and demanded "The Rachel." Just kidding, I got the color fixed.
If you're not familiar with "Girl's Life," it calls itself the "#1 magazine for 10-15 year old girls" and features many glossy photo spreads of 10-year-old girls wearing lip gloss and trying on hair ribbons while smiling prettily into pink hand mirrors.
I've been in a committed relationship with a married woman for three years as of next month.
There are fist fights, lawsuits, blackmail, drug tests, threats of violence, court cases, and police involvement. All of this impressively crammed into the span of less than a month.

Dec 4, 2012 at 2:00pm | 100 comments

Yes, it is a little atypical that my boyfriend and I don’t fight, but things have been working out so far, right?
Different people approach relationship-building in different ways, but whichever way you choose, it takes patience, commitment, and perseverance.