We don't have time to argue and debate, or maybe we don't have the strength for one more conversation on a belabored topic, maybe we just don't want to, so we have to put it somewhere. The dust we stir up is just tangible enough to drive us from the room and we often don't come back until it's settled again to the floor and then we can walk over it or even better, we can sweep it under the rug.
Sadly, I think most couples, most families, don't go anywhere.
The other day I was sweeping the floor near our front door and had to move the rug to sweep out from under it. I th… more »