Human Parts
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Human Parts

Fiction

The One-Sided Marriage

Or, what happens when your husband gives you the silent treatment

A blurry black-and-white image of a presumable bride and groom (the dress and black pants).
Photo: Karlina — Carla Sedini/Flickr

MyMy husband, Yasushi, hasn’t spoken to me in a whole year. Not a nod or even a grunt. All I get are silent stares, stiff postures, and a clamped mouth.

I tried everything to squeeze words out of him.

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