Love Letter: A Burial Plot for Her Almost-Ex-Husband’s Girlfriend

Buying the plot seemed like a nice thing to do.

Twelve years ago, Robin Eileen Bernstein and her husband had separated but were not yet divorced.

When her husband died unexpectedly, Ms. Bernstein decided to buy two burial plots: one for him and one for his grieving girlfriend. When the girlfriend later got married, Ms. Bernstein was left with a burial plot she didn’t want.

Read more of her story in this week’s Modern Love essay, “Here Lie the Bickersons, Side-by-Side for All Eternity.

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