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Anne Marie Whelan

Anne Marie Whelan lives in Ithaca, New York, where she writes and works for an organization providing homes for the mentally ill.

— From November 1994

School For Love

Derek was unfaithful Thursday. He told me today. It hurts. OK, they didn’t do it — just kissed. But he asked her to go to bed and she refused (because he was married). But still, it could have happened. In a sense, it did happen. Is it just a cultural constraint that makes me so bothered by it? Am I just the defective offspring of a defective culture?

November 1994
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