Short stories tagged with Failing Marriage

Listing 9 stories.

An unemployed husband learns of an affair between his wife and her boss. He writes an emotional letter to the boss that details the course of his failing marriage, and he pleads with the boss to not take his wife away from him.

In the midst of his divorce, Carter, a man who seemingly struggles with impotence, realizes that he has a tendency to get married to chronically unfaithful women

A man, who gives his wife space by revisiting the seaside bed and breakfast from his childhood, becomes part of a murder investigation and is intrigued by a mysterious woman.

After the loss of their newborn, a man goes on an obsessive house hunt in a new city to prepare for his depressed wife's arrival.

A depressed and suicidal middle-aged woman is about to take her own life — when vacuum cleaner salesmen come knocking on her door. Before long, she finds herself knee-deep in a thrilling affair.

A man develops a deep interest in the author of a children's book he reads to his daughters. Ignoring his wife's confusion and mild disapproval, he goes to visit the author's old house and takes his daughters with him.

A middle-aged father starts to get mysterious visits from Italian mobsters as his marriage detiorates.

In a small Wyoming town a married Christian roofer who fancies himself an outlaw visits a glory hole when he's meant to be home early to get the kids ready for school the next morning. His wife finds out from a call from jail, and she shoots a bear for digging up her garden.

An indigenous man in a South American rural town must kill a jaguar to pay off a debt, but he discovers that there is more to the beast than meets the eye.