“How are you doing?” When my ex-husband and I separated, it was a mundane question that became virtually unanswerable. Often, a friend would quickly blurt it out with a smile, only to realize who she was talking to, and she would visibly draw back, afraid of the answer. Other times, it would be almost whispered… Read More Everything Is Fine . . . Except for the Shirts.
It began quietly . . . a terrible, violent wail of despair trapped deep inside of me that I could never quite silence. I couldn’t identify the source; I couldn’t even get it out all of the way. I ran . . . miles and miles and miles until I would collapse, sobbing . .… Read More Endings and Beginnings