Short stories tagged with Adultery.
Listing 49 stories.
An aging couple living in post-Mao Beijing hide their disabled daughter from the world, and help a man conceal his affair as their own marriage is eroded by a secret.
True love for the wrong person can burn a house from the inside out
In modern-day China, a man previously accused of being a pedophile sets out to meet and provide support for a man whose daughter has publicly accused him of being an adulterer.
A group of friends gather for a picnic, but as they over-indulge in alcohol, the picnic spirals disturbingly into near-death encounters and emotional distress.
A man from a future overrun by genetic modification struggles in vain to keep unregulated technology out of his neighborhood and marriage.
A family’s plans for the first day of the hunting season are delayed when the reason behind one son and his wife’s separation is revealed.
In a lengthy dialogue, two men, possibly a psychologist and a patient, discuss adultery, sin, desire, and life.
A woman finds herself impregnated out of wedlock by a man who suddenly decides that he will only marry a ‘pure’ woman. She conceals the pregnancy from him in order to go forward with the marriage, but his adultery and continued irresponsibility after their wedding give her a second chance at motherhood.
A young woman is returning to her husband and parents in New York, after having left her husband for a brief affair. As her father drives her home and reminisces on the hard work it took to build a life at their farmhouse, she learns that he hasn't told anyone else she's coming home.
A man pursuing his doctorate explores the history of the American South through the journals and letters of a long-dead ancestor who manumitted all the enslaved people on his plantation after an affair gone wrong.