Fun With Numbers

I was having an affair with a married man [man #1]. I really enjoyed his company, but I am not good at monogamy. I happened to meet someone else [man #2], who #1 happened to also know. Well, one night, man #2 was with me at my home in bed when #1 came by. Thank God I had the door locked and had taken back #2's key. I just laid there in bed, laughing so hard to myself, until #1 left. The next morning, #1 called and asked why I never answered the door or phone. I told him I had taken some strong menstrual pain medication and had fallen asleep. He never knew about #2, although his car was there on the street. To this day, twenty-two years later, it's still a secret.

— Glenda, 50

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