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The Killers :: Heart of a Girl

Posted: September 19, 2017 in Songs

The Killers :: Heart of A Girl
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Fate is a funny thing. Maybe not fate. Coincidence. Signs? As a romantic (and recovering Catholic), I tend to want to believe things happen for a reason. If not God, then the “Universe.” If not the Universe, then fate. Something. I don’t know how else to explain my current status. Perhaps there’s no explanation. It just is.

Looking out my window
An angel in robes appeared and nearly pulled me apart
A million miles of freedom, a million miles of road,
But I still don’t know where to start

After being single for going on 3 years, after losing and subsequently finding myself, after finally giving up and resigning myself to meander through life alone, I find myself in a bona fide relationship. We met online, of course, as is the case with many of the significant (not necessarily romantic) relationships in my adult life. You could argue that my last real romance was with someone I met online, not through a dating app, but through a messageboard for our favorite music at the time. I flat-out resisted dating apps for years, partially because of the stigma, partially because I was convinced I’d meet someone organically, just going about my day.

She wrote her number down
And she gave it to me
They had to scrape me off the floor
In this transient town, waiters and dealers
Trying to get their foot in the door

Somewhere between giving up on someone I’d met at a bar in Hollywood and letting go of another person I’d met at a bar in the middle of the Aegean Sea, I decided to give one app a go. (more…)