Tag Archives: relationships

Are You Normal? Ask Cosmo

Judy’s office was filled with noise. The presentation for corporate was closing in– four days, six hours– and no one could sit still. No one was promised anything, but one word kept passing between people like a secret. Promotion. It … Continue reading

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An Agreement of Brick and Mortar

Will and Lila told each other everything. Whether not they always listened was another issue. They lay in bed, a few sheets separating them. “Tell me about your day,” Will said. “Nothing too exciting. Work, returning some things to Selfridge’s. … Continue reading

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Good to See You Again, You Lying Bastard.

Ten million people in New York City– and I can’t escape the one that reminded me why I wanted to disappear. “Molly,” I say after knocking on her door, “Why is Luke Hollaway coming here? He’s an actor, not a … Continue reading

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Private Lessons

I’ve just walked into a conversation I’m not meant to hear. “I’m considering coming back for my Master’s. I could work under you.” Through the glass panel of his office door, I see Charles facing a young brunette, the one … Continue reading

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A Quick Decision

Mom– Andrew and I are leaving for Las Vegas. Or San Diego. Or Sedona. Anywhere with a Justice of the Peace, in case the urge to marry strikes us. We’ll be gone for a while; combo wedding and honeymoon. This … Continue reading

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Drunken Propositions

Lyle takes his fifth shot of tequila in the hour he and Aly have been at the party. He licks the line of salt off his hand, winces at the strength of the tequila, and bites the lime for effect. … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

“You have no idea what you’re talking about!” Harry pushed past his sister to get into the kitchen. “Aw, c’mon Harry, I’m not blind. Besides, you know what he did. You guys were sitting in the living room–” “Shut up!” … Continue reading

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