He was desperately trying to extract himself from Kathy’s grasp but she kept telling him she would fall apart if he left.

He struggled with the guilt, and his ever increasing feelings for me.

Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pansexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.

I would have to end my, very unhappy marriage, and try to escape it to be free.

Steve was the first person to feel the baby I was carrying move in my belly, everyone assumed it was his, and that we were already seeing each other.

I took a phone call late one night towards the end of August. Steve explained how he wasn’t sorry about the fling with Kathy, as he had ended his marriage, and that he missed his two son’s.

He felt things with Kathy were going nowhere but she kept talking about their future. I told him there was no easy way and pointed out how during the fling he had neglected work and his friends.

In that instant, I knew the feeling’s I had for him were reciprocated.

Steve had to travel 150 miles to work and stayed with family, or friends in the area. As I mostly keep my marital problems to myself it wasn’t until years later Steve would come to tell me he always had a bad feeling about my husband.

Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them.

Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second.

Someone had told his estranged wife we already were, but we didn’t know who.