Posted 24 March 2012 - 10:52 AM
Men Do Remember:
A woman awakes during the night to find that her husband is not
She puts on her robe and goes downstairs to look for him.
She finds him sitting at the kitchen table with a hot cup of coffee
... in front of him. He appears to be in deep thought, just staring at
the wall. She watches as he wiped a tear from his eye and takes a sip
of his coffee.
'What's the matter, dear?' she whispers as she steps into the room,
'Why are you down here at this time of night"
The husband looks up from his coffee, 'It's the 20th Anniversary of
the day we met'.
She can't believe he has remembered and starts to tear up. The
husband continues, 'Do you remember 20 years ago when we started
dating? I was 18 and you were only 16,' he says solemnly.
Once again, the wife is touched to tears thinking that her husband is
so caring and sensitive. 'Yes, I do' she replies.
The husband pauses. The words were not coming easily. 'Do you
remember when your father caught us in the back seat of my car?'
'Yes, I remember' said the wife, lowering herself into a chair beside
The husband continued. 'Do you remember when he shoved the shotgun in
my face and said, 'Either you marry my daughter or I will send you to
prison for 20 years?'
'I remember that, too' she replied softly.
He wiped another tear from his cheek and said
'I would have got out today.'