Tag: marriage

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Fable"

Life problems imagined as fantasies.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "What Will Make It Last"

Unspoken issues grip a couple's dinner along the Mississippi River.

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Even Sex Goddesses Get the Blues

The Cosmo editor and author of Sex and the Single Girl’s rocky real-life relationships.

Adapted from Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "The Burglar"

The real-time intersection of race, crime, reality, and entertainment.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Simcoe Furriers"

A taxidermist's life gradually spins out of control.

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The Divorce Colony

If you wanted a divorce in the late 1800s, you had to move to South Dakota. Even if you were the niece of John Jacob Astor III.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "The Way You Look at Me"

Marriage, infidelity, distance, and communications.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "I Only Want to Talk About the Nice Things"

On the eve of their daughter's wedding, a divorced couple is confused by old feelings despite sexual identities.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Stay A While"

An elderly woman renovates her basement for renters and discovers uncomfortable truths about herself.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "The Extra Mile"

A woman in an unhappy marriage stumbles toward change.

"Without turning the radio on, Hannah drove back into town and into the driveway of her house. She sat there in the car for a long while and ran through the drive with Tex over and over. She wanted to go back and stop herself from touching his leg. She wanted to go back and stop herself from driving there in the first place. She wanted to go back and stop the day from ever starting."

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My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward

How mental illness reshapes a marriage.