What Melissa Told the Therapist

by David James

“Ever since leaving high school it's been like my second nature to have multiple partners at the same time and, though I've loved my husbands, to say I'm a serial cheater, too, sorta nails it because I continually crave the taste of other men in my life and I'm pretty sure this feeling got started with my marriage to a much older guy, Jerry, when I was  seventeen and then things fell apart after about fifteen months when the yard guy, that moron, asked Jerry if the guy with the old Corvette was his younger brother.”