It came as quite a shock to Melanie that her parents were splitting up. She simply had no idea. Apparently, they had decided on this course of action some time ago, but were waiting for her to reach her eighteenth birthday before parting. Her extended absences from home while attending boarding school and college may have helped conceal the fact that her parents had ’grown apart’. Of course, she knew that they had separate beds, but they still slept in the same room. Wasn’t this what happened with all parents when they reached middle age?
Her Mother was the one chosen to explain, when she came home for the summer break. She hadn’t Click to read more