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9 good relationships." Tbat idea brought him back to Anita, and he added, "I think we have a sacred bond between us, that's Overcome the craziness of pop love. I mean, the Western concept of love is like a bottle of Coca Cola you find in the desert after wandering around for about eight days. Once you've drunk it, it s gone. If you're gonna' be nice You're going to share it with whoever You're with, but at some point it's going to disappear. In other words, it's a limited source. It's something You fall into, out of a Freudian notion in a monogamous relationship. He joked, "It's a change that would make my mother happy. Jane's not Jewish though." Monogamy was a condition new to Abbie; it ran counter to his 60's life style but seemed suited to Under- ground work. "I think of things in challenges. I feel good about monogamy, but I don't have any conception that this is the way things are going to be in one or two years. I'm more unstuck in time than most people because of the nature of the occupation I find myself in." "I flipped out....I was yelling who I was, and screaming, and knocking down furniture." of deficiency: that people are raotivated toward things because they lack something else. If you write a great book or climb a mountain or o , njoy a love, it s because you're lacking something." So Abbie loved Anita, but he also loved Jane, whom he was living with I looked across the formica table and greasy french fries at Jane, and wondered about the full sense of partnership that must be developing between them. Only a few hours later I learned how she'd saved Abbie's life. cont. on page 14