Short stories tagged with Extramarital Affair

Listing 14 stories.

A 19-year-old prostitute in contemporary New York City uses her client's sadness as an excuse to have a threesome with her attractive coworker.

A suburban middle-aged wife in contemporary America organizes an intervention with her children for their loving but alcoholic father. As the pieces come together, she tries to back away from the plan out of solidarity with her husband because of how he dealt with her past transgressions.

A Midwestern woman reflects on a past heartbreak from 1993 that led her to check into a tacky hotel, drink her worries away, seduce a married late-night radio talk show host, and doubtfully come to a personal realization.

When a married couple announces that they are getting a divorce, their best friends who are also a couple are forced to confront what this configuration means for their social life.

In contemporary Connecticut, a 19-year-old boy works at a mechanic shop where he emulates the boss but has an affair with his boss's wife.

When a mother of three children visits her home country of South Africa for Christmas, her depression at how her life has failed her renders her neglectful, putting both her eldest child and sister in irreparable danger.

When a young woman in a contemporary American city witnesses her father cheating on her mother, her entire world crashes down around her.

An elderly woman in a suburban town visits an old neighbor at a nursing home. What could have been a cordial, quiet day becomes tainted with the subtle melancholia of growing old and seeing the world change irreparably around oneself.

When a man moves in to a new home down the road from a strange couple, he finds himself audience to a sad and bitter series of events replete with bouts of poverty, marital drama, infidelity, and abandonment.

When a young adult moves back to Connecticut to take care of her cancer-afflicted mother, she’s confronted by her solitude as she navigates her sex life, aimlessness, and desire to be a mother herself.