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For Meghan Daum and her husband, watching television dramas is part of their relationship—and may keep it afloat

By Meghan Daum   January 2012

Shows like The Sopranos “let us work out our conflicts and moral dilemmas via the safe channels provided by their characters,” says Daum

For the last few months my husband and I have been watching The Sopranos on DVD. Neither of us caught it the first time around. The series aired between 1999 and 2007, years when my husband was working as a journalist in far-flung corners of the world and I (how’s this for an exotic excuse?) was too broke to afford cable. But, as though finally deciding to dig into Shakespeare, we thought it was time we got…

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