The Silent Wife Quotes

A. S. A. Harrison
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You would if you cared about them. You know my clients are like my children.
-- Jodi (chapter 1 paragraph 8)

Importance: Todd has wanted to have children but Jodi is averse to the idea, so when she says that her clients are like her children, it is a sore subject for Todd. When Natasha becomes pregnant, it is a big motivator for Todd to leave Jodi because he knows he has a chance now of having a family which Jodi would not give him.

Let me know what you decide," she says, using her napkin to blot the corners of her eyes. "If you go, I might have the carpets cleaned. And make some marmalade.
-- Jodi (chapter 1 paragraph 5)

Importance: Todd tells Jodi that he is going on a fishing trip with his friends this weekend but Jodi knows he is lying. Jodi's style, however, is one of denial and silence so she pretends to be calm and thinking about some...

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