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Getting Over the Affair: A Ride on the Staten Island Ferry

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Getting Over the Affair: A Ride on the Staten Island Ferry

It was a beautiful but cold, cloudy day.  I felt anxious as I boarded the boat.  What would happen?  Would I have some sort of a reaction?  I imagined dropping these feelings of violation into the water - if I had still had my wedding ring, I would have dropped it into those murky waves.  Since I did not, I performed a sort of internal silent ritual, remembering what had happened, deciding it didn't claim me anymore . . . (keep reading)

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