The list of violations unfurls. Last week, Rachel mistakenly gave the wrong medication to the dog, a mistake Ian would never make. She also forgot to deglaze the saucepan and missed the window to book the family’s Seattle flights on Expedia, whose chiming bargains Ian meticulously tracks.
Rachel sees herself as a failed mother, and is depressed and chronically overworked at her $120,000-a-year job (which she must cling to for the benefits because Ian freelances). At night, horny and sleepless, she paces the exquisite kitchen, gobbling mini Dove bars.
Isn’t it time you did the same?
> And I like to imagine that, once he's read through this article, a smile slowly begins to creep across his face, and he says to himself: “Thank God I did the right thing and divorced this woman.”
marlys: game warden, I share your suspicion exactly - that many people balk at Loh's essay because they don't like where she is coming from (for one reason or another), and then lay specific criticisms onto the surface.
pastabagel: Stop trying to make everything fit into you're preconceived notion of the world set when you were 20. 20 yr olds are idiots, discovering that is part of the fun of being 40.
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