With Great Power Comes Great Ambiguity: Towards More Realistic Relationship Agreements

A stoplight for pedestrians that has both the "green walking person" and "red stopped person" lit, sending a message of ambiguity.
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“Hold on,” he says. “I have to text my wife.”

We’re sitting together on their bed. I stare at the wall, bored. Why text her now? I thought we were having a good conversation.

And then it dawns on me. Their relationship agreement.

“Our one biggest rule is that we let the other know before we’re gonna have sex with someone else,”  » Read more

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