I think that poem was written well before he married or even met
Vivienne. But he already was having relations in which he was
faithless, i.e. Emily Hale.
On 24 Jan 2002, at 13:06, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Do you think Eliot felt this way about the fate of women in
> relationships because of his guilt over his poor relationship with his own
> wife? Sue E.