I’m grieving the death of the possibility of something really wonderful.

Coco Densmore
5 min readMar 23, 2024
Joan of Arc Statue, Laurelhurst Neighborhood, Portland, Oregon

January 23, 2023

I drove to Portland yesterday. Often, when I’m doing that hour and a half drive, I’ll be on the phone with a friend. Yesterday, it was Adrian.

Adrian met someone. They had awesome chemistry, he believed. They spent some time together, had a meal, had a bit of physical, then parted on an upbeat note…

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Coco Densmore

Coco Densmore writes about Embracing Her Single, being HSV-2+, living with bipolar mental illness, and overcoming childhood sexual abuse. www.cocodensmore.com.