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On Love and Afterlove. Story 8.

Depression has sneaky ways about her (yes, depression as a noun has female gender in Latvian and in Russian). She tries to adopt you as if you were an orphaned child and she was a caring mother: – Oh, my … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Story 7.

My husband was a strange man. I couldn’t tell how much of his foreignness was coming from the different culture and how much he owned it as a person. I put zoom lenses on my eyes. Look, the peculiar way … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Story 6.

A good wife cooks well. That is probably the most important qualification for a really good wife, because majority of men can’t be bothered with cooking but still want to enjoy their meals. Good cooking can make a man a … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Story 5.

I like the idea of an arranged marriage. Someone gets selected for you by a group of wise women or men who take into consideration your class, education, temperament and your astrological sign. The perfect stranger then gets introduced to … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Story 4.

Every little town or city has their own special phallic topographic point, you know – an elevated surface where young lovers can go and kiss, maybe make out. In Riga such a place was Bastejkalns (Bastion Hill), a small mound … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Story 3.

Oh, the sweetness of knowing that someone has feelings for you so strong that he drops everything he has to do to venture into the treacherous waters of Baltic Sea on a flimsy, Estonian-run ferry full of dangerously drunk Russians … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Story 2.

– All right, – you’ll say. – Everybody can have sex. How do you get from sex to marriage? It wasn’t just sex, although I won’t deny the part it played in opening the gates to the flood of oxytocin … Continue reading

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