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The Love of My Life

We hear it all the time, from every woman who thinks she’s found THE ONE.

“He’s the love of my life!” she gushes.

The only problem is . . . she hasn’t had a life yet.

In the first blushes of romance, many things can blind a woman to reality. The man’s on his best behavior; the sex (if they’ve …

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The Well-Trained Husband

IMG_20141214_011319704I have a well-trained husband. I did not realize how well-trained until this morning.

Some years ago, I thought it prudent to teach him Dr. Phil’s two stock responses to whatever wife Robin threw at him: “Yes, dear,” and “I love it.”

My Richard internalized these guides to safe living almost immediately, but today I found out how deeply ingrained …

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The Things We Do for Love

No one who knows me will phone before noon, or drop in before noon, or ask me to do anything before noon. I do not function in the morning.

At around 7:30 a.m. today, my beloved shook me awake rather brusquely. From deep within my cave of covers, I snarled an uncharacteristic “Go away!” and flipped over.

“No, really,” he …

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