Names, Wedding & Honeymoon Plans

"I know I've said this before, but I wish I had never married Angela," Paul told Nita one Sunday afternoon when they were at her place. "I wish you'd never married her too." "I don't want her to keep my name anymore but I'm not sure I can force her to go back to using …

Mrs. Lopez Visits Angie

Angie was lying on the sofa when the doorbell rang. She quickly got up, ran into the room and stuffed the pillow under her blouse. Then, she walked slowly to the door. She peered through the keyhole. It was her mother. "Hello, Mama," she greeted her when she opened the door. Mrs. Lopez stepped into …

Paul Runs Into Amy

Paul walked out of Perry's Emporium where he had just bought a Sylvie semi-mount engagement ring for Nita. He paused outside to look at it again. The salesperson had assured him, "I'm sure that your lady love will extremely delighted to receive such an exquisite ring. All the rings in the Sylvie Collection were designed …

Paul Tells Nita About Mrs. Lopez

It was early Saturday evening. The sun was streaming into the living-room. They had just returned from having dinner at their favorite Thai restaurant. She was standing by the window while Paul stood in front of the leather sofa, watching her. The sunlight was in his face and she could tell from his expression that …

Mrs. Lopez Learns the Truth

Mariana Lopez was on her way home after having dinner with her friend, Rena when she spotted her son-in-law, Paul. He didn't see her. He looked good. Married life must finally be agreeing with him. They hadn't seen him for ages. The family had been very disappointed when they didn't spend Christmas with them. Angie …

Derrick Visits Gladys

Gladys stood at the window, staring out. She wasn't seeing what was there. In her mind, she was seeing Edward and reliving memories of their night at his flat. It took them half-hour to get there from the banquet. As soon as he opened and locked the door, he pulled her against him and kissed …

It’s Over

"I guess it's really over between you and Paul," Amy said. "I'm so sorry. I feel like it's my fault. If I hadn't opened my big mouth that day when you were in the shop..." "No. It's not your fault, Amy. It's mine. I did a stupid thing because I was afraid of losing him. …

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