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The third face of my husband

The third face

By Assie Houphouet OlivierPublished about a year ago 4 min read
The third face of my husband
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Maria had been married to John for five years, and she thought she knew him inside and out. He was a kind and loving husband, and a successful businessman. But one day, she stumbled upon a third face of John that she never could have imagined.

It was a warm summer evening, and Maria was out shopping when she spotted John walking down the street with a woman she had never seen before. They looked very cozy and intimate, and Maria felt a pang of jealousy and confusion. When she got home, she confronted John about the woman, but he brushed it off and told her she was just a friend from work.

But Maria couldn't shake the feeling that there was more to the story. So, she followed John the next day and saw him meeting up with the same woman again. This time, they hugged and kissed before parting ways. Maria was devastated and confronted John again, but he still denied that anything was going on.

Feeling hurt and betrayed, Maria decided to take matters into her own hands and confront the woman. To her surprise, the woman told her that she was John's sister and that they had been meeting in secret because John was afraid of how Maria would react. John had kept his sister a secret from Maria because he was adopted, and he felt ashamed of his background.

Maria was shocked by this revelation and felt guilty for doubting John. She went home and apologized to John, and they had a heart-to-heart talk about trust and communication. From that day on, they made a vow to always be honest with each other, no matter what.

Years went by, and John and Maria's marriage only grew stronger. They had two children and built a happy home together. But every now and then, Maria would think about the third face of John and how it brought them closer together.

One day, John received a call from his sister, who was in trouble and needed his help. She had fallen ill and didn't have anyone to care for her. John felt obligated to help his sister, but he was worried about how Maria would react. He had promised her years ago that he would never keep anything from her again, but he felt like this situation was different.

Maria noticed that John was acting strange and asked him what was wrong. John hesitated at first, but then he told her the whole story about his sister and how he felt torn between his loyalty to her and his promise to Maria. Maria listened and then hugged John, telling him that she would support him no matter what.

Together, John and Maria took care of John's sister, and she made a full recovery. The experience brought them even closer together, and they realized that their love and trust for each other was unbreakable.

From that day on, John never kept anything from Maria again, and she never doubted him. They both learned that no matter what life throws their way, they could always count on each other. And when they looked back at the third face of John, they saw it as a turning point in their relationship and a testament to the strength of their love.

Years went by and John and Maria's love only grew stronger. They were a happy couple, with two children and a wonderful home. However, they faced a new challenge when John's sister passed away. John was devastated, but Maria was there for him, offering comfort and support through his grief.

After the funeral, John found a box of his sister's belongings. As he went through the items, he discovered a letter from his biological mother. The letter explained that she had given him up for adoption as a baby, but that she had always loved him and thought of him often. The letter also included a photo of his biological mother, who looked just like John.

John was overwhelmed by this discovery and felt a mix of emotions. He felt grateful for the life he had with Maria and their children, but he also felt a pull towards his biological mother. Maria saw how much the letter and the photo meant to John and offered to help him search for his biological mother.

After some research, they found out that his biological mother was living in a small town in the countryside. They decided to visit her, and when they arrived, they were greeted by a kind and welcoming woman. She hugged John tightly and told him how grateful she was to finally meet him.

John and Maria stayed with his biological mother for a few days, and they learned about John's family history and heritage. They also realized that they had been given a unique opportunity to expand their family and make new connections.

When they returned home, John and Maria felt more connected to each other than ever. They realized that their love was strong enough to withstand anything, and that they could always count on each other, no matter what. And whenever they thought about the third face of John, they remembered the journey that brought them closer together and the love that kept them strong.


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Assie Houphouet Olivier

Funny writer and languages lover.

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