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From Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani's diaries in Hamshahri, May 2, 1999. This entry is from April 8, 1981, regarding an argument with his wife, Effat:
"Early in the morning, Effat, in continuation of last night's discussions, started an argument. I left home in anger. The problem is, she likes the revolution and in her daily meetings and encounters, she hears criticisms about the country's short-comings and she is not able to defend [the revolution] very well and therefore gets upset. During my brief time at home she wants to talk to me about the things that annoy her and this creates problems. Today in parliament, I was impatient and in a bad mood..."