Marriage 101

“We’re all fucked up because in English the phrase ‘to make someone happy’ suggests that’s possible.” Rachel Zucker, The Pedestrians

“Our need for security versus our need for adventure, surprise. I think of it more as a paradox to manage than a problem to solve.” Ester Perel, TED talk

“Don’t touch me! Don’t question me! Don’t speak to me! Stay with me!” Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

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2 thoughts on “Marriage 101

  1. Lesley Howard says:

    I have been enjoying Zucker’s Pedestrians and her memoir re: motherhood. No one “makes” us anything, IMO … life doesn’t happen to us … thank you for the juxtaposition of these words.

    • You are welcome. Thanks for being my first comment. LIke you, I have been writing all my life; I’ve been working on this blog for a month now. I truly enjoyed Zucker’s book, in fact, reading her inspired me to try a prose poetry format, and to include some dreams.

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