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Patchett: In Bad Relationships, 'There Comes A Day When You Gotta Go'

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Patchett: In Bad Relationships, 'There Comes A Day When You Gotta Go'

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Patchett: In Bad Relationships, 'There Comes A Day When You Gotta Go'

Patchett: In Bad Relationships, 'There Comes A Day When You Gotta Go'

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Ann Patchett got married and divorced young. When she met the man who would eventually become her second husband she said: "I'll be true, I'll be faithful, I'll see you every day ... but I don't want to get married and I don't want to live together." Her new book is This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage.

Originally aired Jan. 23, 2014.