Sex, Lies, and Deli Sandwiches

Danna Reich Colman
4 min readOct 23, 2023

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I met him when I was just a child, a nineteen-year-old college freshman looking to spread my wings. He was tall, blonde, and handsome with flirtatious blue eyes. He was quick-witted with a dry sense of humor. His left eye twitched when he lied. That eye twitched a lot.

He said he was twenty-one. (twitch) He later told me he was twenty-three, but he thought I wouldn’t date him if I knew. He got that right. But…

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Danna Reich Colman

Writer, author and copyeditor. “What doesn’t kill us gives us something new to write about” ~ J. Wright