She had never really wanted to move out on her own, anyway. That’s how she became addicted to the Food Network.
She avoided arguing because she’d seen so many arguments between her parents. Her mother fought with her father because she had built up decades of resentment after avoiding arguments because she had seen so many of them between her parents.
His grandfather passed only after several agonizing years of cancer, while his father went suddenly in a late-night heart attack. He could never decide which way was better.
The first time she undressed before him, he almost felt guilty. He thought perhaps he should tell her she was too beautiful to be there, because she obviously didn’t know it.