my boyfriend died. it’s been almost 3 months and i still cry in my closet.

Note from Goghaway: It's been a couple of years for me, and I still cry on my roof sometimes. A slew of well-meaning relatives and friends are all probably telling what you should be feeling right now, or even telling you what you are feeling. Seriously, take your time.

Here's what I felt at the time: overwhelming, expansive grief; dullness like I'd been lost, living outside of myself and wandering aimlessly; guilt and rebelliousness when I started to grow into a new life and leave some things behind; and eventually, joy that I could still love and remember him. I hope that this helps and I am so, so sorry for your loss

01. The Weepies - "World Spins Madly On"- The Weepies (Say I Am You)
02. Sufjan Stevens - "I Can't Even Lift My Head" (To Spirit Back to the Mews)
03. Ryan Adams - "Please Do Not Let Me Go" (Love is Hell)
04. Colin Hay - "I Just Don't Think I'll Ever Get Over You" (Going Somewhere)
05. Death Cab For Cutie - "Transatlanticism" (Transatlanticism)
06. Little Children Jump - "Cathedrals" (Magazine)
07. Joseph Arthur - "In the Sun" (Come to Where I'm From)
08. Ben Folds - "Still Fighting It" (Rockin' the Suburbs)
09. Jorge Calderon And Jennifer Warnes - "Keep Me in Your Heart" (Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon)

Something to leave on “repeat” to keep my dog company during the day while I’m at work.

01. Bauhaus - "Hair of the Dog" (Mask)
02. The Cure - "Shake Dog Shake" (The Top)
03. David Bowie - "Diamond Dogs" (Diamond Dogs)
04. Manic Street Preachers - "Damn Dog" (Album)
05. Dead Kennedys - "Dog Bite" (Plastic Surgery Disasters/In God We Trust, Inc.)
06. The Stooges - "I Wanna Be Your Dog" (The Stooges)
07. Belle and Sebastian - "Dog on Wheels (Dog on Wheels EP)

Bonus Track: The Ramones - "Howlin' at the Moon" (Ramones Mania)

songs for dogs to poop along to

01. The Strokes - "Is This It?" (Is This It)
02. The White Stripes - "Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground" (White Blood Cells)
03. Hugh Masekela - "Grazing In The Grass" (The Promise Of A Future)
04. The Mamas & The Papas - "Go Where You Wanna Go" (If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears)
05. Talking Heads - "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)" (Speaking In Tongues)
06. The Go! Team - "Bottle Rocket" (Thunder, Lightning, Strike)
07. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Relax" (Welcome To The Pleasuredome)
08. Grandaddy - "Stray Dog And The Chocolate Shake" (Sumday)
09. Caesars - "Jerk It Out" (39 Minutes Of Bliss [In An Otherwise Meaningless World])
10. Burt Bachrach - "Any Day Now" (Make It Easy On Yourself)
11. They Might Be Giants - "They Might Be Giants" (Flood)
12. Siouxie & The Banshees - "Peek-A-Boo" (Peepshow)
13. Ce Ce Penison - "Finally" (Finally)
14. The Stranglers - "Golden Brown" (La Folie)
15. Modest Mouse - "Bury Me With It" (Good News For People Who Love Bad News)
16. The Left Banke - "Walk Away Renee" (Walk Away Renee/Pretty Ballerina)
17. Triumph The Insult Comic Dog - "Together In Pooping" (Come Poop With Me)

my buddy chris always brags about how good he is in everything, but the truth is, he really sucks at

Note from annacronysm: ....this mix probably won't make sense to me tomorow.

01. Rod Stewart - "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" (A Night On The Town)
02. The Owls - "Everyone Is My Friend" (The Owls)
03. Smoke - "My Friend Jack" (My Friend Jack)
04. Manu Chao - "Bongo Bong" (Clandestino)
05. Gregory and the Hawk - "In Fact" (?)
06. Robbers on Highstreet - "Hot Sluts" (Fine Lines EP)
07. Asobi Sesku - "I'm Happy But You Don't Like Me" (Asobi Sesku)
08. Fiona Apple - "Extraordinary Machine" (Extraordinary Machine)
09. Marva Whitney - "It's My Thing" (Ultimate Breaks and Beats)

01. The Eurythmics - "Sweet Dreams Are Made of This" (Sweet Dreams)
02. Devin Lima - "If You Want Me To Stay" (Different Strokes By Different
03. TV on the Radio - "Young Liars" (Young Liars EP)
04. Klaus Nomi - "Simple Man (Simple Man)
05. Cowboy Mouth - "New Orleans" (All You Need Is Live)
06. The Unicorns - "Child Star" (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?)
07. Steve Miller Band - "The Joker" (The Joker)
08. The Sex Pistols - "Lonely Boy" (The Great Rock n' Roll Swindle)
09. The Strokes - "Is This It?" (Is This It?)
10. The Geto Boys - "Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta" (Uncut Dope)

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