Canada Day and Family

"Are you sure you want to go to my parents' place?" Joel asked Kira. "They will understand if you tell them that you would rather stay home." "No, I want to go," she replied. "Besides, everyone is dying to see the baby." "I guess so and it's Canada Day today." "Yes, we usually spend Canada …

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Gina Visits Matt Again

"What are you doing here, Gina?" Matt asked her. "Cam's with my parents today." "I know. I came to see you." "Come in." She went inside. He preceded her to the living-room. While he remained standing, she sat on the divan. "Did you hear about Tanner and Melania?" "Yes, I heard that they're engaged but …

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Joel and Kira Discuss Family & Soccer

"I feel so badly for Matt," Kira said. "Me too," Joel said. "He's pretty cut up about Mel." "I feel guilty for encouraging her to fight for Tanner." "You shouldn't feel guilty about that, Honey. You want Mel to be happy." "I'm convinced that if she and Matt had stayed together, neither of them would …

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Cate Runs into Derrick and Amelie

Derrick and Amelie were waiting to be seated at the Savoy Grill. It was the first time in a long time that they were eating out and they were looking forward to it. Last night, Derrick moved back into the master bedroom. He had been sleeping in the spare bedroom since February. And for the …

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Selfish

"I don't understand why some women do it." "Do what?" "Cheat on their husbands." "I can give you five reasons why a woman cheats. She feels underappreciated, neglected, or ignored. She craves intimacy. She is bored and/or lonely.  She never feels fully loved and appreciated.  She has an intimacy disorder because of some early childhood …

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I Can’t Change Him

He’s my husband and I’m still madly in love with him but I can’t take his imperious behavior any longer.  There were signs of it before we got married but I foolishly thought that it would pass or that I could change him.  How many times have we been told that we can’t change someone?  …

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Ife’s Loss

"He was only twenty-nine!"  Ife couldn't believe it.  Her ex-husband, Damba was dead.  "What happened?" she asked  her brother, Irumba.  It was a Sunday afternoon and she was at home.  Miremba was out with her friends.  Irumba had stopped by to give her the news. "He was killed in  road accident.  It was caused by over-speeding which resulted …

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