Window Shopping | #Snaps1000Words | June 2015

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Our team over at took a hiatus—because we needed one.

I’m the first one back with Window Shopping. My editor gave it the perfect segue: When being the RIGHT woman doesn’t mean he’s the right man.

Have you ever been there? The right woman for the wrong man? Marissa finds herself in the most peculiar relationship.

Window Shopping

Window Shopping

The phone in Marissa’s tote vibrated furiously as she took long, languid steps down the sidewalk of her favorite outdoor mall. Knowing it was Tanner canceling their sixth date in as many weeks, she allowed the call to go to voice mail.

Engaged to the wealthy software engineer for just under two years, Marissa learned about Tanner’s insatiable sexual appetite for other women eighteen months ago. That day she stumbled upon exactly why Tanner had one of those fancy video mirrors installed in the lavishly designed bathroom off from his office. It wasn’t for business videoconferencing.

“Old habits die hard,” he said in defense of his addiction to Internet porn. “Before I fell in love with you, I was celibate. I had to get my rocks off some kind of way. It’s just a little window shopping. I’m not going to take any of them home.”  Read more over at Snaps…

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Makasha Dorsey is an award-winning author, motivational speaker and public relations professional. Her personal essay Diary of an Aspie Mom is included in The Motherhood Diaries (Strebor Books/Simon & Schuster). She blogs about being a writer, mother, wife, woman and Christian over at a wife in progress and has written for Absolute Write, The Midwest Book Review, Snaps1000Words, The Daily Times Leader, and ModVive Magazine. You can purchase a copy of her book First Family Secrets on

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