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'Standing By Your Man' | Modern Love 68

Chris Messina of "The Mindy Project" and "The Sweet Life" reads a story that explores what it really means to stand by your partner "in sickness and in health."

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23:15May 31, 2017

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'Just Don't Call Me Mom' | Modern Love 66

Mother's Day is over -- for this year. Some people really look forward to those chocolates and flowers and others write a Modern Love essay bemoaning the day's existence. Broadway actor Gideon Glick ("Spring Awakening," "Significant Other") reads.

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18:26May 17, 2017

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It Took A Villain | Modern Love 64

Melanie Lynskey of "Togetherness" and the new film "Little Boxes" tells the story of a neighborhood bully and the faltering marriage he inadvertently strengthened.

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20:08Apr 26, 2017
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In A Small Bag | Modern Love 63

Harry Lennix of NBC's "The Blacklist" reads the story of a couple who never saw their 22-year age difference as an issue. That is, until one of them had a heart attack.

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20:01Apr 19, 2017
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A Child Of Two Worlds | Modern Love 62

Mireille Enos of ABC's "The Catch" on one expat's decision to embrace risk, get pregnant, and according to the Somali proverb, open "the mouth to her grave."

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20:34Apr 12, 2017