How Much Did You Pay For That

3 min readFeb 15
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My brother and I were very close. We were best friends and shared everything. When he courted his wife, he frequently sent her flowers, read poetry to her, and showered her with all of the little gestures that women consider romantic. When they got engaged, she said she didn’t want a diamond ring, because, in her frugal opinion, it was a bad investment. Thinking like a romantic man, he got her one anyway. One day he told me that the men…


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