Sexes: Marital Tales of Two Cities

The ways and means of long-distance marriages

Kaity Tong, 32, and Bob Long, 37, a couple for eight years and a married couple for four, have never lived together in the same town or house. She is a newscaster at WABC-TV in New York City. He is an independent TV producer-director in Los Angeles. As a rookie at Eyewitness News, Kaity is on call seven days a week, so Bob flies in to spend two weeks with her every month. The rest of the marriage is conducted by telephone. They talk six or seven times...

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