Divorce

What I Wore To My Divorce

My best male girlfriend Manfred whispered that single word when he saw me emerge from a dressing room in the Beverly Hills Saks Fifth Avenue Bridal Salon. It was the first wedding dress I ever tried on in front of only one friend. All the hoopla around gown shopping only highlighted for me the absence of my mother. I wanted just Manfred with me, because he said things like, "Inevitable."