By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
The young drop coverage to avoid higher premiums
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Humans, we're told, have an ingrained flight-or-fight impulse. We either flee stress or stay and put up our mitts. The hero of Liz Flahive's new play is definitely in the first group.
A fixed, forced smile is often plastered on her lips as she tries to explain herself and she fights to stay free from the pull of obligations.
"I never understood how you didn't mind the endlessness," she tells her husband. "Every time she needed me less, I thought: one more tether loose. Almost there. She can walk. She can swim. She's grown. Fully educated. And you're both still here. Waiting for me."