Prologue: Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1978p. 1
Introduction: Sitting This One Outp. 5
1A Cold Day for Marriage, February 2001p. 9
2Back on the Boards, Forgetting the Groceriesp. 23
3Delirium in the Arms of Other Menp. 33
4Fun and Punishment in Competitionp. 46
5Grown Woman Cryingp. 65
6The Golden Rule of Ballroom Dancingp. 74
7Trying Hard Is No Excusep. 84
8Demons on My Dance Cardp. 96
9Spring Feverp. 104
10Why Can a Woman Be More Like a Man?p. 114
11Paradoxes, Ambiguity, and Separate Bedroomsp. 128
12No-Fault Foxtrotp. 144
13Passion Is a Contact Sportp. 150
14You're Not the Boss of Mep. 162
15I Can Take Care of Myself, but I'll Get Over Itp. 172
16Perfect Timingp. 184
17Back to the Presentp. 192
18Good Fences Make Good Dancersp. 201
19Paring Downp. 214
20Will the Real Janet Please Stand Up?p. 220
21Leaving Providencep. 230
22Change Partners, Dance Another Dancep. 237
23The Good Soldier Stands Downp. 245
Acknowledgmentsp. 257