After That, We Were Just Playing Out the String

“I’m telling you this now,” my wife said, “since you’ll find out eventually.”

It was still dark outside. I set my coffee down.

“I used your Gmail,” she said, “to contact a vasectomy-reversal surgeon.”


“I thought it’d be weird to use mine,” she said.

“I didn’t mean that part.”

“Oh,” she said. Then she said, “Isn’t it obvious?”

“No,” I said.

© Copyright 2020 by Jim Latham

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First published on P.S. I Love You, 11/6/2020. Link.