The Musings of Bek Curtis

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Love Your Husband, Even When He’s A Jerk

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Musings | 2 comments

Love Your Husband, Even When He’s A Jerk
 
*NB  The ‘real stuff’ is a little further down the page- I’ll even throw in a heading so you know where to start (I’m super generous like that), so feel free to skip this section if you’re easily bored by navel-gazing re-introductions.
Navel Gazing
So, I’ve been in what I’m describing as an ‘Ecclesiastical’ funk. And not ecclesiastical as in the dictionary definition- that would be too ‘mainstream’, I talking more the general existential angst that permeates the biblical book of Ecclesiastes. You know, the whole “what is even the point?” deal. This is my funk. Nothing is new under the sun. Nothing will be said that hasn’t been said before. Consonants may be slightly rearranged, inflections added, but thoughts are rarely new.
I feel as if my writing is just noise, merely an addition to the already cacophonous internet. There are plenty who say what I say, and execute it with a written cadence and elegance I lack. The thing is; I’m actually okay with it. Really, truly okay. So feel free to put the finger violins and feigned sympathy away. I’m not sad. I’m not wallowing in self pity, I simply chose to remove myself from what I felt was no longer serving a purpose… that and writer’s block. It’s easy to take the self-care, community-conscious high ground when your creative juices have soured, or straight up stagnated! But then a thing happened… 
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Charisma Magazine

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Musings | 2 comments

Charisma Magazine

I am so humbled by the amount of attention that my Reluctantly P*rn post received.

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Huge shout out to Brett ‘Fish’ Anderson who was the first to pick it up and repost it, he has also journeyed with me through mini-melt downs and offered invaluable advice and support. Please check out his site, Irresistibly Fish.

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And huge thanks to Charisma Magazine for publishing a piece that deals with a subject oft left unspoken.

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