Hi Kim,

Thanks for reading my piece and writing such a thoughtful piece in response to it.

I am going to confess something — that piece was something I whipped of in an hour without giving it a second thought. Everything in it is true, and I had been thinking about how at the time I was dating that guy, I felt crazy for wanting to break up with him because everyone kept telling me what a NICE guy he was.

But the story has taken on a life of its own for sure. I read the first few comments, but then stopped because a lot of them seemed mean spirited or based on a misunderstanding from the story. One lady even went in to a different story that I wrote to tell me that I was a self-centered bitch! I also took my email address out of my profile because I started getting many emails, mostly from men blaming ‘women like me for’ ruining them. One man told me I am the reason prostitution exists. Hmm.

Anyway, after reading your piece, I can see that you understood what I was trying to say, so I can sleep a little better.

Good luck to you in finding someone who is better than nice!

Cheers,

Emily

Big fan of good books, funny looking animals, and great stories. Always ready for the next big thing.

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