Karen longs for husband Jack to look at her, to notice her, to fall in love with her again
Karen longs for husband Jack to look at her, to notice her, to fall in love with her again. But he's excited by his new relationship and torn apart by the pain he's causing around him. It's time for them all to make some decisions.
This is writer Nicholas McInerny's autobiographical look at modern relationships.
Jack and Karen are nothing out of the ordinary. They have been happily married for years and are convinced every problem can be worked through. Until Jack decides he really is gay.
Seeking stability at all costs for themselves and for the children, they navigate the bumpy journey of finding a lover for Jack by going for the 'closed loop' arrangement. It sounds just about possible - in theory. But getting consensus all round for their 3-way partnership is far from straightforward. And Karen doesn't want to share her husband. She wants everything to stay the same.
Writer: Nicholas McInerny
Music: instrumental by Greg Wise
Producer: Melanie Harris
Sound designer: Eloise Whitmore
A Sparklab production for BBC Radio 4.