Posts Tagged: William Steig

Ask Polly: I Am Haunted By Toxic Troublemakers From My Past

Appearing here Wednesdays, Turning The Screw provides existential crisis counseling for the faint of heart. "Because, like it or not, your days are numbered."

Hi, Polly,

I work at a new(ish) & great job surrounded by commercial artists in film, many of them high-functioning crazies/social misanthropes like myself. I'm still married (thankfully) to a wonderful & forgiving wife (also an artist) and we have two small boys.

Last year I made the horrible mistake of having an affair with a coworker. Six months prior to that, my wife and I had hit a point where neither of us were sure if we were in love with [...]