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Monica Bielanko
A chronicle since 2005 of my marriage & move to Brooklyn in my twenties; becoming a mother in my thirties; moving to Pennsylvania and learning to amicably coparent after divorce in my forties while living 3 doors down from my ex-husband in a small country town.
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Tuesday
Nov232010

The (D)evolution of A Marriage

Serge's debit card stopped working this week. He also ran out of cigarettes. Because we see each other exactly five minutes a day I left my debit card out last night when I got home from work alongside a note reminding him not to buy anything else.

He does that sometimes. Goes to the store for a gallon of milk and comes home with a new bike for Violet, for example.

Leaving the note made me feel bossy and motherly and annoying but hey! I drew a smiley face after the bossy.

I found his response to my note this morning: