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Marriage

July 24, 2008

Here is the thing about being married: it’s hard, it’s work, it’s sometimes lonely, it’s anti-selfish, except when it’s not, and then it’s awful.

But there is the sweet with the bitter. There are the moments when hands meet under a table, while watching kids on stage, in bed after a terrible fight. There are the moments when your eyes meet and you don’t have to say anything at all to know what each other is thinking.

This is why we do it again, and again, and sometimes more agains than that.

2 comments

  1. Oh, Genie… the truth here cuts to the bone.


  2. Fatemah, it breaks my heart, and yet I want it all the more, even having had it, unsuccessfully, already. It is what it is…



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