She: Would you love me, even if I woke up one day and thought you were an impostor?
She: Even if I in my mind I was having an affair by sleeping with you?
He pauses, looks at me. Weighing his options.
She: Because I would think you weren't really you.
He: I'm done with this conversation.
She: It ain't easy being me.
He: (In his mind, but audible to her) Try being married to you.
He: (audibly) It's easy to be married to you.
She: That's not what you thought in your head.
He: Laughs, clearly busted.
I blame Atmospheric Disturbances. It is a novel by Rivka Galchen, about a man perhaps experiencing Capgrass syndrome, or perhaps just an altered state of reality? I've never quite read anything like it. So funny, and clever and disturbing. It gets you thinking about how none of us are really who we were, when we met. I went to see the author at an event last night and she was delightful. She signed my book. At least, I think it was her. One never really knows.