Kiki (apologyhat) wrote in binky_betsy,
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Another article that reminded me of FOOB

Specifically, their miserableness

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/05/opinion/05coontz.html?em

Obviously, the "ambivalent/sliding into parenthood" line reminded me of Elly and her "it is just what you do" attitude toward every aspect of her life, but the article applies to Mike and Dee, Liz and Anthony, Anthony and Therese, and others, very well too.
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