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Last updated 4/3/2020 at 11:10am

I honestly can't remember my marriage vows. It was a quick wedding, impromptu even, although as I recall it was conventional. I don't think I agreed to anything untoward. There could have been some fine print in there about taking out the trash.

I'm also certain that the friend performing this short ceremony at least mentioned the concept of "in sickness and in health." I was barely 25 and couldn't conceive of illness, of course, and almost certainly didn't have a handle on the intimacy acquired in a long-term relationship.

I would have been spared some grief had I understood our mutual dep...

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