She cried secretly the day he shaved off his beard. Wives always know when there’s another woman.
He started growing it on their wedding day. His beard was their life together; 30 years, 2 children, a house, retirement plans.
But everything would change now Edward had decided to become Emily.
Lee Otto lives in Australia with her husband, 2 children and plethora of cats. At 60, after life as a technical writer, she became intrigued by flash fiction. This is her second attempt at having anything fictional published.