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Magnetic Approach to Dating

At halftime of the football game, Kale and Rayden stood up to stretch their legs. “That was a disaster,” said Kale. “Worst play I’ve ever seen,” answered Rayden. They both stood in reflective silence, shaking their heads. “Say, didn’t I … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Making Your Bed

When Katie married Clayton, one of the first things she learned about him was his habit of making the bed. It was the very first thing he did after he woke in the morning. On days when he was up … Continue reading

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What Do You Love About Me?

The unexpected downpour in July sucked the joy from Alicia’s summer. “Not again.” Ben came up and slipped his arm around her waist. “It certainly makes everything look greener.” Alicia thought how misery loves company only if it’s just as … Continue reading

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Slip of the Tongue

Tamara tossed a bill across the table in frustration. “I can’t stand this. Why is it so hard to make ends meet?” Lance shuffled to the table, eating an apple and rolling his eyes. “We gotta cut costs,” said Tamara. … Continue reading

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The Short List

“I’m unplugging from technology,” declared Irwin. Grace winced. “What brought that on?” “I got dumped via text. Can you believe it? Text,” spat Irwin. “Mandy dumped you and you think technology’s to blame?” Irwin fumed. “A dump text is the … Continue reading

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The Engagement Ring

It was after the dessert was ordered during their candle lit dinner when Colin dropped to one knee before his girlfriend. Pattie covered her mouth. “What’s happening?” she gasped. Colin opened a jewelry box with a large solitaire diamond ring. … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

The bedroom door flew open and Margaret burst inside. She attacked the dresser, scattering bottles of makeup and accessories all over the floor. “What are you doing?” asked Bryce. He’d come into the room just in time to witness the … Continue reading

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