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Where suggestions go to die

Richard has never had much use for opinions other than his own. Whenever I’d try to share my views with him about something…ANYTHING, he’d plaster a look on his face feigning interest, even though I knew he had none. When I’d finished making my case he’d just stare at me. Do you have any idea how annoying...
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The Oatmeal Incident

Due to the fact that I’ve become more and more gravitationally-challenged, Richard has begun spouting the phrase “SITUATIONAL AWARENESS! SITUATIONAL AWARENESS!” in an attempt to help me become more conscious of my surroundings. I’ve heard Richard say it so many times it has become my unintentional mantra. Last week I carefully walked downstairs, fed the dogs breakfast,...
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Do You Shave?

This is a chapter from my book-in-progress, I Married him Anyway. "Do you shave?" Richard asked me. We were on our “First Date; The Second Time Around.” “The First Time Around” was when we dated on and off during high school. We’d break up every summer when he’d leave for camp. After all, I needed my freedom. After seeing...
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