Hi everybody. My name is Steve and I was partnered to the same man over 30 yrs, until his passing in 2009 from cancer. We were both in our teens when we committed to each other and I loved him very…Continue
Hello, my name is Steve and my long time male life partner passed in March 2009, from an 18 month battle with stage 4 colon cancer. We had just celebrated our 30th anniversary the prior January…Continue
December 31st, 1978:
I had met this terrifically wonderful guy named Mike, several months prior, so cute, so funny, awkward sweet, he had asked me out on the first time we met.
Now, at a New Year’s Eve party at a nightclub, we danced and drank and had a wonderful time. The clock strikes 12, it’s now January 1st 1979, and as the ole lang syne played, streamers and balloons dropped from the ceiling, “Happy New Year”! Mike got down on one knee on the dance floor where we…Continue
This is Steve again. In case you haven’t read my prior posts, I was partnered close to 31 years to a man I loved very much, mike, my best friend, partner in life. He passed in March of 09 from stage 4 cancer at 50 yrs old. I was 46 when he passed.
I am now 56 years old. I, as maybe many of you, have experienced a lot of loss. In the past 10 years, besides my partner, have had about 10 of our inner circle pass away as well. It’s really been a bizarre decade.…Continue
I’m Steve, and I’ve been a long time member here, since about 18 months after my long time male life partner passed in March of 09. Ours was an amazing love story, fraught with big challenges, Mike was bi-polar, drug and alcohol abuser at times, we met and fell in love in our teens, we had zero support from our families,
so, we chose to move out on our own and create a life for ourselves. In our early twenties, we decided enough of drugs, parties, it was time…Continue