My Husband Could Never Find Out

He would have been furious if he’d known where I had been

Claire Franky
6 min readOct 26, 2023


Photo by Amanda Dalbjörn on Unsplash

He hadn’t come home last night. I was thankful for that.

I’d set my alarm an hour early, showered, styled my hair, and applied makeup while trying to stay calm. I then woke my eight-month-old daughter and fed and clothed her.