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When Real Men Cry

Arthur and Wayne stood in front of the mirror in the corporate washroom, psyching themselves up for their presentation to the board. It was the culminating event after six months of intense work.   “Oh hey,” said Wayne. He pointed … Continue reading

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Single Again

Clark followed his friend Jason into the room filled with singles. Clark felt a tightening in his chest as he tried to wander inconspicuously to the bar. “I’ll have water with ice,” Clark said to the bartender. Jason slapped him … Continue reading

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Changes

“I think something’s wrong with Mark,” said Evelyn. She placed a tea in front of Brooke and sat down. “What’s wrong?” asked Brooke. “Last night he was watching the game on TV. Half way through he turned it off.” “Maybe … Continue reading

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Gynophobia

A spider the size of a quarter crept its way down the living room wall behind Amelie. It took an hour to make it’s way from the ceiling down to the highest cushion of the sofa. Chip watched it’s progress … Continue reading

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Outnumbered

Will arrived at the office and was immediately greeted by the fashion police. It was a regular start to his work day. “You wore that to work?” asked Samantha. “No. That doesn’t do at all,” added Joyce. “Will. It’s called … Continue reading

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Window Into A Woman’s Soul

Garrett burst in on his girlfriend and spun her around the room. “What’s wrong with you?” she asked. “Peg, I’ve solved the greatest mystery of life. My new invention will transform relationships between men and women forever!” Peg pushed herself … Continue reading

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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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Battle of the Sexes, Round 7,264,573,612

“I bought a chain saw,” announced Dennis, proudly. “What? Why?” asked Cheryl. “Every man needs a chain saw.” “We live in a condo. What are you gonna do with it?” Dennis rolled his eyes. “It’s a guy thing. You wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Shopping In The Middle Age

  The mall was crowded with enthusiastic shoppers. Derek fought his way to a seat in the food court and sipped his coffee. He checked his watch. It only made him angry. These were three hours of his life he’d … Continue reading

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Internal Conflict

By 7:45am the break room was already filled with staff waiting for the start of their 8:00am shift. Courtney hesitated in the doorway before committing herself to the day. At a table in the back of the room several employees … Continue reading

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