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PhD in Friendship

For weeks, all Virginia could talk about was her new boyfriend Craig. It made Larry nauseous to hear her gush.   “Craig is so thoughtful,” she said. “He bought me flowers yesterday for no reason al all. Isn’t that thoughtful?” … Continue reading

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Different Species

“So, what do you do for fun?” asked Heidi.   Ed admired the beauty sitting across the table. She fidgeted with the sleeve of her paper coffee cup.   “I’m a conference speaker,” said Ed.   Heidi’s face brightened. “Oh, … Continue reading

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Unfair At Any Price

Gord was waiting in the front hall when Angie arrived home from work. “That’s so cute. You missed me,” teased Angie. It had no effect on Gord’s disposition. “Been shopping online, have you?” “What’re you talking about?” asked Angie with … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

“According to research, night is darker than it was fifty years ago.” Jeff looked outside and found it difficult to argue. The night sky seemed to shroud the city in an impenetrable blanket. He was profoundly thankful for the many … Continue reading

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Popular Sayings and Other Lies

Angie was reading a book in the living room when her daughter, Katie, burst in and fell face first on the couch. “Ben dumped me,” wailed Katie. A perverse smile spread across Angie’s lips. About time, she thought to herself. … Continue reading

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Precious Moments

Stuart walked in on Wendy as she was on her phone. He awkwardly waited until the end of the call. She laughed, then replied, “I promise to have a good day. Thanks for remembering. Love you, mom. Bye.” “What was … Continue reading

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Adult Fans of Lego

Roger had never brought a girl back to his house. When Amanda said she wanted to see his place, his heart fluttered. It was a risk, but if their relationship was to progress, discovering his secret passion was unavoidable. He … Continue reading

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