Assess the status of the relationship between the American and Jig have in "Hills Like White Elephants"?

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I tend to think that the state of the relationship between both characters in Hemingway's short story is one that is in trouble.  Either way, this relationship does not seem to possess the lasting power or sense of emotional balance or understanding needed for sustaining it. The fundamental issue is that the man is desiring something that is opposite of what the woman is desiring.  Even if one makes the argument that Jig is uncertain of what she wants, it's fairly clear that she is not on the same page about the abortion as the American is.  For his part, the American is more concerned with not moving the relationship towards a realm where roots are evident.  The stickers on...

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