• My Fiancé's Nightly Teeth Grinding Is Ruining Our Relationship

    9 days ago - By Refinery29

    It's 1:30 a.m. I'm awake, listening to branches screech against my bedroom window. Then I remember: there are no trees anywhere near my window. What I am actually hearing is my fiancé's teeth grinding. Hooves skidding over metal grates in the pen that holds the sleep sheep. The squealing eek of enamel on enamel.
    R is oblivious and looks too peaceful to disturb, with the dog curled up on his feet. I try and roll over, breathe, ignore - but then there's that sound again. Like vinaigrette for the ears, slipping into my soul, causing big, acidic bubbles of hatred. I kick him swiftly in the...
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