I Had a Sexual Affair with Amazon’s Alexa: A Reflection on Technological Dependence

At the lowest point of my post-divorce anguish, after the realization that my impulsive child adoption hadn’t brought me the level of connection I had hoped, I found myself in the classic, proverbial pit of despair. I spent my days languishing on the couch, the only semblance of exercise coming from moving the tv dinner tray from obstructing my view of the screen, so I … Continue reading I Had a Sexual Affair with Amazon’s Alexa: A Reflection on Technological Dependence

I Adopted an African Child to Fill the Massive Hole My Ex-Wife Left in My Heart. Now I Don’t Want Him.

Love is a fickle thing. It can flourish with your conquest of life, blossoming into something more pure than you could have fathomed in your wildest imagination, or wither away with your failures, breaking you down and leaving your fragments in the wake of its decay.   In my case, the abandonment I felt after my wife left me for a younger, less cynical man, … Continue reading I Adopted an African Child to Fill the Massive Hole My Ex-Wife Left in My Heart. Now I Don’t Want Him.