October 13th, 2008
by Terri Libenson
Poor Nanci. Poor, poor Nanci. Sheâ€™s a mess, people. At the end of September her husband left her and now sheâ€™s picking up the pieces.
Iâ€™d been toying around with the side character, Lisaâ€™s, relationship for a while. No huge story line, just small teasers here and there. She and her business-travelling hubby have had issues and are seeing a marriage counselor. But Nanciâ€™s marital woes seemed to come from thin air.
I did this intentionally â€“ partly for the surprise factor, and partly because Nanci is meant to be a proud person, afraid of showing her vulnerabilities. So with her, bad news is dealt with at the last second.
It also shows a side of Jill thatâ€™s unique â€¦her judgmental side. Not the everyday domestic variety, but a holier-than-thou attitude with her friends. Usually sheâ€™s the vulnerable, indecisive one in the crowd. Now sheâ€™s starting to feel a little superior when it comes to doling out relationship advice. Thankfully, her friends keep her in check:
Stay tuned for more Nanci drama. Weâ€™ll see what the new year holdsâ€¦
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