It’s always nice to know you aren’t going to need to use up a perfectly good alibi…
Maggie: You said, “again.” That you were “afraid of becoming an absent father AGAIN.”
Ace: Oh? I never knew that Larry was my father was until after he died. Might be what I meant. I must be sleepier than I thought.
Maggie: And you think marriage is any guarantee? Because it sure as hell isn't.
Most of Mother's social circle, I hesitate to describe those bitches as friends, brag about having separated their kids from their fathers. But if it's commitment you want, think about this. Maybe Maddie's in no hurry to get married, but she told me out in the pool shower room that she thought you were probably the only man for her, forever.
Ace: She did? That's something to think about.
Maggie: Think about?
Ace: I'll talk to her about it.