"Am I fat?" she asked. "No baby, you are just fluffy," he replied. "Come on, am I fat?" she asked again showing him her side profile. "Sweetie, you are my lovable big hugger," he replied. "But am I fat?" she asked a third time. "Honey, you make my world go round," he replied. She smiled, [...]
She had often wondered how they would get past the day. Yet there they were, fifty years later, Still together, still in love.
He knew there was something about her the moment he lay his eyes on her. It was as if everything just fell in place whenever she was around. He could safely count on her. Yet one day, she was not enough for him. The very things he loved about her, he searched for in another [...]
Do you believe they exist? Sometimes in life, there really are bonds formed that can never be broken. Sometimes you really can find that one person who will stand by you no matter what. Maybe you'll find it in a spouse and celebrate it with your dream wedding. But there is also the chance that [...]
What do you do when you come to love someone with a lot of relationship rubble? Do you clean up their mess or build over it? Like buildings, we are all works in progress. Someone lays our foundation, someone else builds us up. Every single day, some work is done on us. But at times, [...]
What is your first reaction when you see someone on a wheelchair? Empathy, pity? Surprisingly, mine today was, "I want something like that!" So much so that my eyes welled up... An old woman was on a wheelchair, with her right hand upright in a weird manner and her face sort of permanently turned slightly [...]
"They were married for sixty-two years, till he died yesterday," this is how their son described his parents' life to visitors at their home who came to comfort the bereaved family. As the recently-widowed aged woman of eighty pushed back a tear, her son gently spoke again, "Why are you crying? You lived a most [...]