Category Archives: marriage

Pain Tolerance

Dan wore a disgusted expression as he sat in the waiting room of his dentist’s office. “What’s wrong?” asked Megan while flipping through a Cosmopolitan. “I hate coming here.” “It’s just a cleaning.” Dan wrinkled is nose as though he … Continue reading

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A Modern Western Marriage

Sloane and her fiancé Percy were enjoying the elegance of a wine and cheese party at her friend Victoria’s home. It was all going so well. Six people sat in the living room sipping cabernet and engaging in light conversation. … Continue reading

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The Nose Stud Hypothesis

It was a moment of celebration mixed with overwhelming relief. After months of preparation, the sales team presented their pitch. It was a thirty minute multimedia extravaganza. Afterwards, the team gathered at the Thirsty Pigeon to decompress. Ed sat down … Continue reading

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Return of the Dancing Cowboy

Clive burst through the front door of the apartment. “It’s that time of year,” he announced. “For your annual shower?” asked Julie. “No,” said Clive. “A new hairstyle?” Clive gave Julie a scowl. “Know what? Forget it.” Julie laughed. “I’m … Continue reading

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If Cupid Was A Medical Professional

The phlebotomist smiled as she snapped her glove in place. “Have you ever had blood work done before?” she asked as she read the patient’s orders. “No,” said Kyle. His eyes darted across the desk filled with medical supplies. “Right … Continue reading

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A Matter of Manly Perspective

“Do you mind if we stop at the drug store for a second? I’ve gotta pick something up for Cheryl,” said Luke. He turned into the parking lot before getting an answer. “Look at you, the dutiful husband,” said Glen. … Continue reading

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For Warmer Or Cooler

“I’ve had it! I’m quitting this country!” Marc recognized the voice of his wife as she stormed through the front door. “Hi, Honey. Did you have a good day?” he asked, sarcastically. Honey stomped the snow off her boots. “What … Continue reading

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