The subject line is my contribution to Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak, out from Harper Perennial in time for Valentine’s Day.
Some other good ones I spotted while flipping through the book:
“He still needs me at sixty-four.” — Armistead Maupin
“Married by Elvis, divorced by Friday.” — G.M. Rouse
“Thought Yiddish. Married British. Oy! Oi!” — Rachel Pine
“Inevitably, his obituary didn’t mention me.” — R. Sue Dodea
And my favorite so far: