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Stella by Starlight

For the last 20 years, I have woken up to an occasional angry glare from my wife. “What’s wrong?” I’d ask. “It was Stella again!” she’d respond, clearly hurt. Strangely, her dreams of infidelity always included a woman named Stella, … Continue reading

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Remember the Skunk

Sometimes, when I hate my husband, I think about our place in Boston and the night a skunk fell into the basement window well outside of our bedroom. “That’s not a kitten,” John said when I woke him. He went … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bath

A happy life is not one with a shared bathroom – Veere Grenney  

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Reflections on Relationships

No man can be held throughout the day by what happens throughout the night. Like I always say, if you sit long enough by the crack of the door, you’ll see your enemy go by in a hearse. – Sally Stanford … Continue reading

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Never Marry an Unsolved Problem

That’s Rule No. 1 for preventing relationship misery. Don’t proceed even one more step toward marriage until you’ve addressed your doubts. Rule No. 2: Don’t rely solely on your own explanations for other people’s behavior when they are available to … Continue reading

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