Photo by Corinne Kutz on UnsplashNot a morning person. May as well put that in my obituary. I’d rather take a 10 p.m. yoga class and midnight meeting than do anything in the a.m. I’ve insisted this for, well,...
Photo by Klara Kulikova on UnsplashMy husband taught me something about flowers recently. Geranium, he told me, is a fault in wine. We were discussing the floral scent and had agreed that we both liked it. It’s lovely—it’s sweet...
Photo by Klara Kulikova on UnsplashIs it possible to create a healthy relationship with regret? Is it not antithetical to the very nature of regret, by definition: a painful, uncomfortable truth of wishing something in the past was different than...
Photo by jurien huggins on UnsplashI don’t remember the first time I masturbated. Maybe the shame and secrecy that shrouded masturbating shoved those memories into a dark corner of my brain. I vaguely recall it involved Days of Our...
Photo by Feeh Costa on UnsplashIn sickness and in health.When reciting this particular vow with my now-husband in August, I was blissfully unaware of how soon we’d be facing the sickness part.To make a long story short, just a few weeks after...
Photo by Masaaki Komori on UnsplashAnxiety is a snowflake. Everyone’s brand is different from everybody else’s, even if the side effects are, in many ways, the same. And right now, it’s snowing all over the world.Some form of anxiety...
Photo by Nicole Feest at NYLONSADDLE Photography“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift.” – Bil Keane I’m writing this essay two days before my youngest turns three. She is the living embodiment of how fleeting each day...
Photo by Melissa Oholendt for Wit & Delight Like it or not, winter is coming. There’s limited sunlight, limited warmth, and this winter in particular, limited social capabilities. And in a year when many of us have been struck with loss, grief, anxiety,...
Do you remember the first time you had a gut feeling about something? Probably not. It’s a natural-in-the-sense-that-you-don’t-always-acknowledge-it thing that happens; a this-is-just-how-it’s-supposed-to-be part of life we’ve all experienced time and time again.  So here’s an easier question: Do you...
As previously seen on Wit & Delight Editor’s Note: It’s been (and continues to be) a long week. For anyone looking for a little calm in their mornings in the days and weeks and months to come, we wanted to...
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