“Put on your game face. You’ll be fine.”
“John, I know tenure is important to you, but I don’t think I can spend all evening with the faculty and their spouses, pretending there’s nothing wrong, expecting to avoid suspicion. Won’t it be worse if it comes out here?”
“This won’t be the first affair disclosed after a few drinks.”
“An affair with another man…?”
“You’ve got a point. If it comes up, act like it’s the most natural thing in the world.”
“If you say so.”
“After you, my dear.”
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