What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
by Raymond Carver
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Quotes
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Mel thought real love was nothing less than spiritual love. He said he'd spent five years in a seminary before quitting to go to medical school. He said he still looked back on those years in the s...
Language and Communication Quotes
"My God, don't be silly. That's not love and you know it," Mel said. "I don't know what you'd call it, but I sure know you wouldn't call it love." "Say what you want to but I know it was," Terri sa...
"Terri and I weren't married then, and my first wife had the house and the kids, the dog, and Terri and I were living in this apartment here." (27)
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
There was an ice bucket on the table. The gin and tonic water kept going around, and we somehow got on the subject of love. (3)
Then Terri said, "He beat me up one night. He dragged me around the living room by my ankles. He kept saying, 'I love you, I love you, you bitch. […] My head kept knocking on things." Terri looke...