The Dark

Jason Falls
2 min readNov 30, 2023
Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash

It happened more than once. She rose to go to bed. Turned off the TV. Turned off the lights. Left the room.

With me still in it.

It even happened after I brought it to her attention.

The more I thought about that odd little habit of hers, the more I realized it was a microcosm of everything we were. We were all about her.

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Jason Falls

Writer & published author. Marketing strategist & podcaster. Dad. I think I’m funny, too.