The tape that caused my marital meltdown

When I saw the two of them kissing, so passionate, I wanted to bring that back to our marriage. Boy, did I screw up

By Kate Barry Oliviero
Published November 17, 2014 12:00AM (EST)
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“Hi,” my best friend Allison answers on the second ring. Her voice feels like a kiss on the forehead.

“I kind of did something stupid,” I start, without as much as a salutation.

“Oh, Jesus. ...

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Kate Barry Oliviero

Kate Barry Oliviero lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with her husband and three children. She recently completed a memoir about the collision of motherhood and marriage. Her writing has been featured on Literary Mama and She Writes.

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