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Unforeseen consequences

“Rodney,” Tom said, “Becky and I are getting a divorce.” I was stunned. “Why? You seemed so happy together.” “Well, ever since we married, Becky’s been improving me. She got me to stop drinking, smoking and gambling. She taught me … Continue reading

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How divorces happen

Tom finally decided to tie the knot with his long-time girlfriend. One evening after their honeymoon, he was welding some stuff in the garage, just for fun. His wife was standing there at the bench watching him. After a long … Continue reading

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1972  to 1990 Note: All names  have been changed to save rows and recriminations. I had been married to Angela for eighteen years and thought we had a good life together, but out of the blue one Saturday, a mutual … Continue reading

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My Old Car

In the early 70s I had gone through a particularly difficult divorce when my then wife left me for another woman. I now see that as a positive event (neither of us loved the other) but at the time I … Continue reading

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