BY CYNDY CENDAGORTA As her friend fell sick while she fell in love, she realized we don't get to choose our miracles or our malignancies.
BY ELIZABETH BLUE The car that had been broken into wasn't mine. It wasn't his, either. Technically it belonged to his girlfriend – his primary partner of fifteen years.
BY CAITE MCNEIL Making the decision to move back to Maine wasn't easy for a mother who wanted her daughter to love her home as much as she does.
BY JAMES SNOW Falling in love with someone in a foreign city poses the question: is it the person or the place I’m really in love with?
BY GILLIAN WILLS Wolfie the spirited lurcher brings his own brand of unbridled love home to a woman in a complex relationship.
BY SCOTT D. VANDER PLOEG When a popular TV show killed off its loved professor, a real-life teacher paused to consider the implications of what it means to share in the student-teacher bond.
BY KENT JACOBSON A baseball field was a sanctuary for a small community of boys who were surrounded by angry fathers they were too young to understand.
BY NOAH LASHLY A potential relationship with a cute barista hinges on whether or not I can find a candle at Target that can accurately confirm my identity.
BY CHRIS KING When romantic love falls apart, literary love keeps a bibliophile going. Lovers come and go but Murakami is always there, waiting on the shelf.
BY JOCELYN ULEVICUS An errand for her dying mother takes a daughter shopping for underwear.