Red-eye. Him window. Me aisle. Love.
- Joanne Flynn Black
If I get Chlamydia, blame MySpace.
- Hanorah Slocum
Will government ever let us marry?
- Viki Marsh
Silently suffered his facial hair experiments.
- Elizabeth Minkel
Three marriages. Two divorces. BA .333.
- Ron Carmean
What do you want for dinner?
- Drew Magary
If only he wasn't a Republican.
- Holly Fitzpatrick
Tried men. Tried women. Like cats.
- Dona Bumgarner
Leap of faith. Shit, no parachute.
- Katherine Yunker
Inevitably, his obituary didn't mention me.
- R. Sue Dodea
We "I do" -ed. Then he didn't.
- Lisa Parrack
Palindromantically: Eros saw I was sore.
- Aaron Fagan
Two marriages. The wrong one died.
- Anne Hamilton
Best family ever. Thank you, Match.com!
- Alexa Young
Marriage, children, empty nest: Now what?
- Oliver House
Excerpted from Six-Word Memoirs On Love And Heartbreak from Smith magazine, edited by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith. Copyright 2009. Reproduced with permission of the publisher, Harper Perennial.