Or I never tried to convince a guy to clean out my roof gutters.

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Let’s start with the origins of our resentment


It All Started on the Playground

Man and woman arguing while their shadows each argue with themselves as children
Man and woman arguing while their shadows each argue with themselves as children
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Specifically, little boys were brought up to conquer while girls were brought up to be docile.


Or Why Do So Few Guys Clean Out their Refrigerators?

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The ones who want a love that lasts. Even though they know it isn’t always easy.


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Why Love Shouldn’t be like Working at a Law Firm

Womand fencing and holding a sword
Womand fencing and holding a sword
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Why dating is like a law firm.




When we fail to believe we deserve better

Woman lying on bed with hands over eyes looking distressed
Woman lying on bed with hands over eyes looking distressed
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As he got sicker, he fell into deep denial.



Debbie Weiss

Blogging at https://www.thehungoverwidow.com. Essays in the New York Times’ Modern Love and others. Just got an MFA in writing at 56.

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