Does Marriage Make a Family?

I remember it like it happened last week: my mom was, once again, venting about my dad to her teenage daughter. Eventually, I asked the obvious: “Why don’t y’all just get divorced?” Her eyes widened and her forehead wrinkled up as she fumed: “WE STAY TOGETHER FOR YOU KIDS!”

I rolled my eyes and moaned, “Pleeeeeeease divorrrrrrrrce.” She said something a…

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