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Do You Love Me?

Here a short story of mine that appeared in the Halloween Edition of Eclectic Voices Literary Journal.

Eclectic Voices

slide1creepyhandBy Jeff Folschinsky

“Do you love me?”

It was a question that had been asked many times. but this year Christy had a hard time answering it truthfully. She did love the things that he did for her and her daughter, this was true. She had a home and was provided for, her daughter went to college, and he provided Christy with the means to start her own business. That in itself had made her love him, but somehow she always felt cheap when she answered “yes” to the question. The question she was required to answer once a year on this very day, the question that, when it first appeared in the inbox of her email six years ago, changed her life forever.
Always on Halloween day, always worded exactly the same every year.

Do you love me?
XOXO
Rodrick

She first got this curious email six years ago and…

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  1. October 26, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    I enjoyed how you reset our expectations with this story. I really felt for Christy and her moral dilemma and the ending was effectively chilling. Great piece!

    • October 26, 2014 at 2:51 pm

      Thanks! I’m glad that you enjoyed it.

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