93 February 13, 1998 Valentine’s Day ’98 Stories about couples that all take place decades after that moment their eyes first meet. Download 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 95: Monogamy Mar. 6, 1998 Act Three: Istanbul Ian Brown of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on the normal struggle most people experience when they try to stay monogamous. 379: Return to the Scene of the Crime May 1, 2009 Act One: D-u-why?! Mike Birbiglia recalls being in a car accident with a hit and run drunk driver. 146: Urban Nature Dec. 10, 1999 Act Four: God Bless The Hamster Who Has His Own True stories of what happens when children are allowed to bring nature's own creatures into the house as pets. Staff RecommendationsView all 387 Aug. 7, 2009 Arms Trader (2009) The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man suspected of being an illegal arms dealer. 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis.