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Alzheimer's Disease

You don’t say: A love story, redux

I’ve been thinking a lot about love. Perhaps it has something to do with getting older, but I find myself revisiting past relationships; not in some maudlin, nostalgic way, but rather like an anthropologist seeking to understand the ancient mating rituals of Bellbottomed Long-Haired Hippy Man.

While thinking these thoughts I had the sobering realization I had been the agreeable participant in roughly one major relationship per decade of my adult life. I recently described myself to a gathering of friends as a “Serial Monogamist”, which elicited considerable laughter, which I still don’t fully understand.

I married the first time to my college girlfriend at 21. I don’t...