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Eggshells

What started off as the potential for a happy life together, quickly turned to angst for both jolly guy and I.  We argued all the time.  Mostly about money and effort with the house and kids.  I get it, most guys are traditional in the sense of the woman having better skills to handle the… Continue reading Eggshells

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Take Two

We spoke later that night and again the next day and he asked if he could see me again.  We agreed on Monday night football, which as I’ve mentioned I love.  I requested a low-key spot where no one would recognize me from Saturday night, but he asked if I would come to his place… Continue reading Take Two

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1st Impressions

I arrived at the restaurant and ordered myself a glass of Malbec. My most favorite wine of all time.  I saw him walk in and was thanking God in my head he looked exactly like his photo.  I felt like I already knew him being we had been talking on and off for five months.  I… Continue reading 1st Impressions

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Lust Life

Life became a routine of going to work, handling my girls and figuring out what I was going to do with dreads.  He made me nervous.  I had created every scenario in my head of what it would be like to be with him, have his body naked next to mine, have him touch me. … Continue reading Lust Life

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Escape Route

I would fall asleep at night planning out how I would leave him and where I would go and if I’d take the kids or leave them with him, after all they did have his last name. I would think about all the snake tongued things I’d say and sharp snide remarks that would cut them… Continue reading Escape Route

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Secrets

Fifteen minutes after that the contractions came on so fierce I was afraid I was going to have her in the living room. We rushed to the hospital and I got there at 4:05 and she was born at 4:20. I thought it clever of me to spell her middle name with ten letters in… Continue reading Secrets