By Sarah Mlynowski
Whilst Sunny Langstein makes a decision to close up and circulate to ny to dwell together with her boyfriend, her enormous sister isn't really delighted. What modern day twenty-four-year-old leaves her promising profession, brilliant pals, and excellent underground parking spot with accompanying convertible for a man?
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Do what you want. But don’t come crying to me when you’re forty, have five kids, no life of your own and need help filling the two-car garage with carbon monoxide. You should live a little. ” Instead of finding a job after college, Dana did a one-year women’s studies master’s (that’s why I did the women’s studies minor—she kept bugging me to do it). Then, she decided she needed a master’s degree in journalism. Dana never believed in settling down. Especially for a man. Last year she slept with twelve.
He pulls me into a hug, squishing my chest into the groceries. Then he starts humming “New York, New York” as he’s done on my voice mail every day since I agreed to move here. He waltzes me back up the stairs toward the entranceway. The top of my head reaches the bottom of his chin. I laugh and try to get him to stay still. ” A woman trying to open the front door, which my suitcase happens to be blocking, glares at me. ” I ask him. “Hey, Frank,” Steve says to the doorman in passing. After the elevator door closes, he pushes the grocery bag between us and kisses me gently on the lips.
I ask him later, tracing the letters I L-O-V-E Y-O-U on his back. He doesn’t know what I’m spelling, because I’m using the cryptic Palm Pilot alphabet, Graffiti. I even draw the underscore it makes you use to create a space between words. Sometimes I give the letters extra swirls at the end to confuse him in case he’s catching on. Not that he’s ever used a Palm Pilot. L-O-V-E M-E, I write next. ” he asks. ” “Again? ” He pushes his groin into my thigh. ” I slap him on the back. “Once I move here, it’s over.
As Seen on TV by Sarah Mlynowski