Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Scenes From a Marriage: ABCs & S&M

The scene: Saturday night dinner date at a local French bistro. Out of nowhere, Jeff puts down his fork, looking stricken.

Jeff: We're going to be parents.
Me: I know. Together. It's stronger even than the bonds of marriage. ... Or bondage.
Jeff: [Laughs] Is there a safe word?

I consider this for a moment.

Me: College.
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5 comments :

  1. Military school. (Oh, but that's two words.)

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  2. I still remember the moment I realized our daughter was going to be with us FOR THE REST OF OUR LIVES. My husband says it looked like I was going to bolt...

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  3. Alcohol. Grandparents who babysit. Those are important words too.

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  4. That is such a dialog, i like it so much.

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  5. I love hearing that dialog. Gives me a grim on my face.

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