Strawberry Letter

My Parents Are Freaks

Dear Steve and Shirley, I am a 27 year old college graduate and I recently moved back in with my mother to save some money and get my own place. My parents were high school sweethearts but they never got married. For over 30 years, they’ve been hooking up whenever they were single. They go on dates, vacations and they attend family gatherings, but they refuse to get married. I’ve asked my dad why he won’t marry my mom and he said, “Son, a house is much better than an apartment,” whatever that means! My dad comes over to my mom’s house all the time and watching the two of them is like watching soft core porn……………
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