Love Letter: Desire as Plain as a Wedding Ring

When Paz Pardo began an affair with a married man in Argentina, she thought she knew exactly how their love story would end: They would break up as soon as she boarded her plane back to America; he would be her “bad-idea fling” and she would be his “Band-Aid” for an ailing marriage.

But their story turned out to be much more complicated than Ms. Pardo could have imagined.

She writes about her experience in this week’s Modern Love essay, “My Stint as the Adulterous Flavor-of-the-Month.”

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