Waiting to Exhale - Study Guide Closer to the Bone Summary & Analysis

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Russell's wife, Carolyn, has kicked him out of the house. He has returned to Robin, claiming that he had made a huge mistake by leaving Robin in the first place. Russell confides that he had only married his wife on a whim, and he regretted it almost immediately. Robin orders Russell to never speak Carolyn's name again, and he promises not to.

A couple days later Robin waits for Russell to return to her apartment from a meeting with Carolyn in which they are supposed to be discussing the terms of their divorce. While Robin anxiously awaits Russell's return, she phones her mother to learn that an attorney has advised her mother to divorce her father in order to separate their assets so that the state will pay for her father's nursing home care. Robin wishes she could provide the finances...

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