Let’s Feel the Pain Together
“The villagers called the hospital ‘The Place of Sad Faces’ and many wouldn’t come here except as a last resort.”
David Naimon's writing can be found in AGNI, Tin House, Fourth Genre, and Boulevard among others. His work has been anthologized in The Best Small Fictions and cited as notable in the Pushcart Prize anthology, The Best American Essays and The Best American Travel Writing. He lives in Portland, Oregon where he hosts the book radio show and podcast Between the Covers.
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It’s been more than four years since my husband announced he was in love with my friend and no longer wanted to be married to me.
A woman living alone has heard every story about the woman living alone. We constantly negotiate the knowledge of our vulnerability, both real and amplified by stories we’re told.