The Girls of Today
A Short Story
She had always been told what a good life meant. You needed a man to love you. You needed children to call you their mother. You needed the family photo, the nice house, the luxury car.
But that first thing- for a man to call you his wife. That was the most important. You needed to cling to him like he was your buoy out at sea. Because isn’t the world just that with its…