We’d each been married before, and those disappointments fueled a mutual gratitude towards each other that made love stronger.
There were days and weeks of perpetual seduction, which I yielded to at every turn.
She lay stretched across the bed facing away from me as I came out of the shower. She said, “I have something for you.”
I asked her what that might be.
She said, “you’ve touched my spirit, and the body comes with it.”
I found little to complain about with that arrangement.