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You have just discovered that your partner has cheated on you.  You are devastated by this news.  Your marriage is now in a state of crisis and...

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in-between

listen carefully as i clearly state my business i’m here today to confess my illicit intentions i admit it; my heart’s been compromised my unwavering devotion has been split in...

Divorce Sucks. . . And it’s Awesome

Divorce sucks. I moved here and took a non-ideal job so that she could be closer to her parents. What was I rewarded with? Getting cheated on....
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You Like Me, You Really Like Me

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Have You Found Mr./Mrs. Right?

Infographic courtesy of John Cunningham at The Wedding Band Shop.

Yellow

I remember lemonade-- Country Time to be exact. At the curb we made a stand in summer, 1983. Twenty-five cents in a trickle-down economy. I did not...

fabrication

many nights i’ve spent throwing my wishes at the sky hoping against hope that a star would hear my cries my mind is housing illogical imaginings dreams of you by my...
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