93 February 13, 1998 Valentine’s Day ’98 Stories about couples that all take place decades after that moment their eyes first meet. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Hilde Skjølberg Prologue ByIra Glass Richard Klein of Cornell University explains that the way we view love really began with love poems in the 13th century — an illusion. (7 minutes) Act One Before And After ByRichard Bausch Richard Bausch reads his story Letter to the Lady of the House. (25 minutes) Act Two I Met Him In The Yogurt Store, And Now He Is Not My Leader Of The Pack ByStephanie Howard Linda Howard and Richard Bloom, in Boca Raton Florida, had been married years when she started flirting with another man. (7 minutes) Act Three Without ByDonald Hall Poet Donald Hall reads about his wife Jane Kenyon, who contracted leukemia, went through treatment, and died. His book is also called Without: Poems. (18 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 339: Break-Up Aug. 24, 2007 Act Four: Divorce Is Rrruuffff! What divorce looks like from the dog's point of view. 587: The Perils of Intimacy May 27, 2016 Act Four: Break It Down A short story by Lydia Davis about trying to calculate the cost of a love affair. 464: Invisible Made Visible May 18, 2012 Act Three: Stiff as a Board, Light as a Feather David Rakoff tells this story, about the invisible processes that can happen inside our bodies...and the visible effects they eventually have. Staff RecommendationsView all 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to sell 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected. 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration.